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    Jamie Foxx Says Spike Lee Is "Irresponsible" To Judge 'Django Unchained' Without Seeing It

    You might remember that just before the film opened nationwide, the always opinionated Spike Lee weighed in on Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained." "...it's disrespectful to my ancestors, to see that film," he said in an interview, while he also hit Twitter to proclaim, "American Slavery Was Not ...

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    Hackford Grills Tarantino on 'Django Unchained': Style, Score, Script Adds, KKK Scene; "it was my 'fuck you' to D.W. Griffith"

    "Django Unchained" was among the last of the award season films out of the starting gate. When new Directors Guild member Quentin Tarantino unveiled the film at the DGA on Sunset, it played to raucous applause. Taylor Hackford, who directed Jamie Foxx in his Oscar-winning turn in the musical biopic ...

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    Jamie Foxx Talks Being The Hero Of 'Django Unchained,' Playing Electro In 'Spider Man 2' & His Riff On Obama In 'White House Down'

    It's only been in theaters for two days, but Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" has already racked up $15 million in box-office receipts. By the weekend, this controversial slave drama/Spaghetti Western should be sitting very pretty for what we presume will be a long and h...

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    'Django Unchained' Opens Big Today; What We Thought + What You Thought...

    Since Django Unchained opened today, Christmas Day, to impressive numbers ($10 to $13 million according to Deadline, opening on 3,010 screens), and some other outlets are releasing their reviews, I thought we'd remind you all that both Sergio and Tambay saw the film and reviewed it sep...

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    The 'Django Unchained' Cheat Sheet: 10 Things That Will Help You Understand Tarantino's Referential Bloodfest

    On the surface, Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" is nothing more than a bloody revisionist western. As always with Tarantino, however, there's a lot more going on beneath the surface that connects the movie to its precedents in film history as well as Tarantino's own unique career.

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    DJANGO UNCHAINED

    If you had pulled me out of the theater one hour into Quentin Tarantino’s 'Django Unchained,' I would have raved. The first portion of the movie is utterly exuberant, full of life and the love of moviemaking.

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    Kerry Washington On Surviving Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'

    Following their work in the Oscar-winning biopic "Ray," Kerry Washington again plays the wife of Jamie Foxx in Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" -- and the similarities end there. In Tarantino's controversial spaghetti western, Washington plays Broomhilda, the wife of the titular hero (played b...

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    Surprise! Spike Lee Won't See 'Django Unchained,' Calls It 'Disrespectful To Ancestors'

    Ok, so maybe it's not exactly much of a surprise.

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    Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington On Race, the N-Word & 'Django Unchained' (Video Interview)

    When I asked Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington if they had refused anything that director Quentin Tarantino asked them to do or say in Django Unchained – you can imagine that these very smart African-American actors, playing slaves, might tell their white director where to draw the line -- ...

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    Jamie Foxx Discusses His Favorite Deleted Scene In ‘Django Unchained’

    At two hours and forty five minutes, you know that Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” is sprawling and long. So long that Harvey Weinstein suggested cutting the films in two ala “Kill Bill” in the editing room (the idea was nixed obviously). And with a script that was 166 pages (roughly 3 hours)...

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