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'Django Unchained' a brazen, bloody spectacle, critics say
With "Django Unchained," writer-director Quentin Tarantino has once again turned history on its head to carry out an audacious revenge fantasy. Whereas "Inglourious Basterds" imagined retribution against Hitler and the Nazis, "Django Unchained" — a Southern-fried take on the spaghetti Western — sets its sights on antebellum slaveholders.
By Oliver Gettell
December 26, 2012