Having just won the Award for Best Screenplay at the Golden Globes, Django Unchained has been creating quite a buzz both on and off-screem. Django Unchained Quentin Tarantino’s latest film about a former dentist, Dr. King Schultz, who buys the freedom of a slave, Django, and trains him with the intent to make him his deputy bounty hunter. A promise is made, and they both endeavor to save Django’s wife who is under the hands of Calvin Candie, a ruthless plantation owner. What were my thoughts on the film? Lets find out:
Overall, what did you think?
Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio. and Samuel L. Jackson all give excellent performances in Quentin Tarantino’s latest in-your-face film. But what will grab you most is Django Unchained‘s plot. It is going to disturb you and test your resolve by its racist, bloody, and racist nature. Oh wait, I said that already.
On a scale of 1-5, how would you rate this film?
4.5 out of 5. This film is pretty messed up, but had a…(I don’t want to spoil it for you) ending.
Was the story clear?
The story was clear enough, vivid enough, and disturbing enough to make you want to watch more to see what happens next.
Did you identify with any of the characters?
I feel like I most identified with Django Freeman, in that, we both would put everything on the line to overcome unfavorable endeavors.
Did it remind you of any other film?
Quentin Tarantino has a way of placing Easter Eggs throughout his films so that if you were/are familiar with any of his previous works, you’d be instantly aware and reminded of them. Did you find any?
Who would you recommend this film to?
I would recommend this film to individuals not easily shaken by our dark history (e.g. slavery) and those that have a strong stomach.
Overall, Quentin Tarantino brings yet another remarkably refreshing film in the only way he knows how: exceptional acting, great plot, and a lot of gore.