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‘Django’ a tiresome blood fest

Jamie Foxx plays title character Django and Leonardo DiCaprio is slave trader Calvin Candle in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained.” (Andrew Cooper/The Weinstein Company)
Jamie Foxx plays title character Django and Leonardo DiCaprio is slave trader Calvin Candle in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained.” (Andrew Cooper/The Weinstein Company)
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For his latest blood fest, “Django Unchained,” Quentin Tarantino largely replays all of his other blood fests, specifically his last flick, “Inglourious Basterds.” In that 2009 tale of wickedly savage retribution, Allied Jewish soldiers get to rewrite World War II history by going on a killing spree of Nazis. In Tarantino’s new tale of wickedly savage retribution, a black man (Jamie Foxx) gets to rewrite Deep South history by going on a killing spree of ...


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