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Thinking Django Unchained through Nat Turner’s “Confessions”

A few weeks back, the spectacular Jacobin published this pretty great little critique of Django Unchained, not taking the usual direction of asking questions about whether or not the movie is racist, but instead calling it out for failing to … Continue reading

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One thought about Django

I watched Django Unchained last night and I thoroughly enjoyed it, which, for a violent revenge fantasy, is either the whole point or else basically like giving in to the movie. The audience I was with didn’t seem especially uncomfortable by … Continue reading

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That Wasn’t as Good as Rushmore: On Moonrise Kingdom

I’ve been a huge fan of Wes Anderson for just about as long as I can remember being aware enough of filmmakers to be a fan of any. But I distinctly remember walking out of the Darjeeling Limited feeling deflated … Continue reading

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