Film: Django Unchained; Actors: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington, Walton Goggins, Samuel L. Jackson, Don Johnson and Leonardo DiCaprio; Director: Quentin Tarantino; Rating: ***
Close on the heels of Lincoln, here is yet another film that deals with the subject of slavery in the US. With the unique blend of a western feel, Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained exposes the provocative perspective of the Blaxploitation genre to reinforce the eternal air of cruelty.
It is a tale of sacrifice and courage, friendship and love with slavery as the backdrop.
The story originates in 1858, two years before the civil war somewhere in Texas. The movie begins on a promising note with a night time confrontation between a wandering German dentist Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz), in actuality, a seasoned bounty hunter, and some slave traders.
Dr.Schultz frees the slave Django (Jamie Foxx) in order to help» Read full review