A great piece from The Auracle at @WritersofColour. Follow on Twitter!
It was the film everyone was talking about for months on end. Django Unchained had taken the world by storm and Quentin Tarantino had once again made a cultural masterpiece it seemed; another ultra-violent instant classic Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Christoph Waltz – who won an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and a Bafta for Best Supporting Actor – all did exceptionally well with the roles they were given in this over-the-top antebellum era western film, keeping the film’s dialogue as engaging as the brutal shootouts. As I sat with my missus to watch the film everyone raved about, I was taken on an emotional journey that I’ll not forget about in a hurry.
I’m not here to debate the historical inaccuracies of Django. Frankly, every film set in a particular era like the antebellum one has its inaccuracies and so does…
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