Quentin Tarantino’s latest bloody story is his most potentially controversial yet: it’s a film about slavery in the South, stylized like a Spaghetti western. Jamie Foxx stars as Django, a slave purchased by bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz). Once freed by Schultz, the two team up to find and rescue Django’s wife, Broomhilda (Kerry Washington) from the twisted Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio). Django Unchained comes across as a natural follow-up to Tarantino’s Oscar-nominated Inglourious Basterds, with a dynamic storyline and Tarantino’s signature style. Django also doesn’t shy away from its depiction of slavery as a brutal enterprise.
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