Feb 012013

By Cameron Lindsey

Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained has created quite the storm. People have complained about the movie’s mindless violence, its overuse of certain racial epithets, and its general comic handling of the institution of slavery. Readers, I would like to tell you that Django has all of this and more. However, unlike those critics, I would like to claim that Tarantino’s latest movie is just what American viewers need to see right now.

Before getting into all that, though, first a cheat sheet for all you readers who want to feel involved with the race, violence, and slavery conversations circulating around the film but who do not actually want to watch the movie. Remember these four randomly generated conversational nuggets for when everyone starts talking about it at that next party or get-together: Continue reading »