Thursday, January 10, 2013

Likes And Dislikes: Django Unchained

"Django, the 'D' is silent." - Jamie Foxx


LIKES
  • the idea of a slave-turned-bounty-hunter is appealing
  • the notion of an unshackled slave rescuing his wife is admired
  • the fact that Django learned how to read
  • Kerry Washington was a beautiful slave
  • Broomhilda had Django "whipped"
  • Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx are great actors
  • Samuel L. Jackson stole all his scenes
  • someone will name their unborn child Django
  • Tarantino's character development is exceptional
  • Tarantino's recycling of actors from previous films

DISLIKES
  • hearing the word "nigger" used as much as it was
  • movie action-figures are being sold
  • Mandingo fighting, and how it takes place to the day
  • not a fan of western movies
  • long, drawn out film
  • Hollywood does a poor job telling stories about slavery
  • seemingly everyone liked the film, except me
  • The Overhyping of Django Unchained
  • Tarantino's extremism with blood and guts
  • Tarantino gets away with everything