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Quentin Tarantino Defends Roman Polanski’s Rape of 13-Year-Old

A radio interview with Django Unchained director Quentin Tarantino has garnered the already controversial director some well-deserved…

Johnny Tough

[Grindhouse Gems] Uncovering Johnny Tough

The Blaxploitation era of the 1970s gave the world an array of explosive films that…

LeVar Burton calls Tarantino’s ‘Roots’-'Django’ comparison ‘bullsh*t’

LeVar Burton Calls Bullsh*t on Quentin Tarantino

LeVar Burton has a genteel persona thanks to his iconic role on Star Trek: The…

Will Smith

Will Smith on Turning Down Django

When Quentin Tarantino’s western revenge-fantasy Django Unchained was first announced, casting rumors pegged Will Smith as the…

The Price of ​‘Django’

I finally saw Django Unchained. As a historian, I was reluctant to watch it. After…

Samuel L. Jackson and Kerry Washington in 'Django Unchained'

Will Success of “Django” Spawn More Slave Epics?

The story of slavery has been neglected by Hollywood since the advent of motion pictures.…

Spike Lee

Spike Lee Calls “Django Unchained” Disrespectful

Director Spike Lee’s decades long feud with fellow filmmaker Quentin Tarantino appears to be alive and…

‘Roots’ vs. ‘Django Unchained’: Two Generations of the Slave Narrative

Next month marks the 35th anniversary of Roots, the 1977 miniseries that brought the subject…

[INTERVIEW] Quentin Tarantino, Untamed

Quentin Tarantino isn’t afraid to start some isht. The director who scalped Nazis in Inglourious…

Nichole Galicia

[INTERVIEW] Meet the Mistress of ​‘Django Unchained’: Nichole Galicia

Nichole Galicia picked one hell of a way to introduce herself. The actress has been…