Posts Tagged ‘Django Unchained’

DjangoUnchainedOfficialPosterPTIt’s arguable that Quentin Tarantino is the only true auteur working in mainstream cinema. It’s a proposition that certainly holds water; no other director’s or writer’s work is so instantly identifiable. Ever since the famous ‘Like A Virgin’ opening of 1992 classic Reservoir Dogs Tarantino has drenched his films and characters in impossibly un-aging pop-culture references, twistedly intelligent black humour and inspired verbosity. They contain characters at once endearing, hilarious and awful and pendulously swing from cartoon action to horrific violence without taking a breath.

His latest, Django Unchained contains all these signifiers. Luckily, all these signifiers are great.