'Django Unchained' -- 2 stars

<b>R; 2:45 running time</b><br><br>
How much you enjoy the most vicious acts of violence will relate directly to your response to the vengeance fantasies in "Inglourious Basterds," Tarantino's previous film, a popular, nutty rewrite of World War II. By the time the filmmaker's latest arrives at its astoundingly bloody finale, Foxx's Django has become a proto-Shaft, a Trouble Man for troubled times. He's crossed 110th Street and gone all the way to a storybook version of the pre-Civil War-era South, where justice and bodies must be served. -- Michael Phillips<br><br><a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-1221-django-unchained-20121225,0,517286.column>Read the full "Django Unchained" movie review</a>

( December 24, 2012 )

R; 2:45 running time

How much you enjoy the most vicious acts of violence will relate directly to your response to the vengeance fantasies in "Inglourious Basterds," Tarantino's previous film, a popular, nutty rewrite of World War II. By the time the filmmaker's latest arrives at its astoundingly bloody finale, Foxx's Django has become a proto-Shaft, a Trouble Man for troubled times. He's crossed 110th Street and gone all the way to a storybook version of the pre-Civil War-era South, where justice and bodies must be served. -- Michael Phillips

Read the full "Django Unchained" movie review

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