Archive | January, 2013

Django Unchained

16 Jan

Django Unchained PosterOn the hunt for the Brittle brothers, a bounty hunter by the name of Dr. King Shultz (Christoph Waltz) frees Django (Jamie Foxx) who recognises the men he’s looking for. Once done, Shultz trains Django and they partner up through the winter to finally end up at plantation owner Calvin Candie’s (Lenardo DiCaprio) candy land in search of Django’s wife Broomhilda von Shaft (Kerry Washington).

Set in the year 1858, Quentin Tarantino depicts an America where black slavery is prominent throughout society and Django in his pretty clothes, riding a horse stands out like an anomaly that lead to a few loosely put together plots and the banter throughout the film. That and what seemed like sloppy editing (made worse by censorship) now and then made the film lack any sense of direction. Compared to some of the other Tarantino films, this one lacked the finesse that you’d come expect from him. Continue reading