Django Unchained

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  1. Dr Huh?

    Dr Huh? Senior member

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    "White boy revenge fantasy"? So you're saying white boys fantasize about black slaves rising up against their oppressors? I've never heard of such a thing.
     


  2. Jackie Treehorn

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    I think he's saying it's more of a white guilt thing. Sort of like how all white folks love The Wire, and will bring it up whenever possible so as to indicate that they "get" the black experience.
     


  3. Pennglock

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    At any rate, what are you seeing in that trailer that's the least bit compelling? It does about as much for me as Men in Black 3.

    QT needs to dig deep, find some humility, and do something in the Jackie Brown mold before it's too late...
     


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    what about asians who love the wire
     


  5. Jackie Treehorn

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  6. HORNS

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    I just find his movies very fun to watch. Tarantino has a good touch at putting his characters over the top by giving them otherworldly names, dialogue, and behavior. This all is a constant reminder to the viewer that it's almost a "fantasy", for the lack of a better term.
     


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    $20 says every single white person in the movie die. Tarantino likes to re-write history.
     


  8. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Senior member

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    A more realistic outcome would be Django is actually related to Jules from Pulp Fiction or something subtle like that.
     


  9. Hannerhan

    Hannerhan Senior member

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    Anyone else see it yet?

    My first impression is that I liked it better than Inglorious Basterds. For some reason I never bought into Brad Pitt's character in that movie, but I think Tarantino basically nailed the casting in Django. I'm also a fan of Leone Westerns so there was basically nothing not to like as far as I'm concerned.

    Mild spoilers:
    I do wish the Walton Goggans character had been expanded a little more. And having the main climactic fight scene when there is still 30 minutes left int he film leaves the viewer a little drained (this was a bigger issue with Inglorious Basterds in my opinion).
     


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    I hope there's a "magical Caucasian".
     


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    Saw it a couple weeks ago and thought it was fantastic.
     


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    I don't think I've ever heard an audience laugh so hard in a scene involving the KKK.
     


  13. Pennglock

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    The movie was god-awful. Based off of the previews and Tarantino's last 3 films I knew Django would be a letdown, but I wasn't prepared for the 3-hour piece of shit that awaited.

    If Tarantino is ever going to make a decent film again two things have to happen-- he need to hire an editor and a writer.
     


  14. Hannerhan

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    Can't say that I agree with that...are you saying that is is no longer a good writer, or that he was never a good writer?
     


  15. Pennglock

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    Pulp Fiction was good writing and Jackie Brown was a great adaptation. But every single other film he's made is the kind of shit a group of 15 year old boys would come up with if you locked them in a room and made them outline a screenplay. In the case of Kill Bill Pt1, it works. In the 4 films following that, dogshit.
     


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