“Django Unchained”: A Slave’s Insurrection, Captured by Tarantino

December 26, 2012 at 5:12 pm in Grand Forks Herald

There’s something perversely appropriate about Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” being released the same year as “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” and Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” one of which takes brazen creative liberties with history, one that’s far more prudent in its license-taking, but both of which in their own way reanimated Civil War-era America in exhilarating ways. Continue Reading