Django Unchained (2012)

Pros
  • The dialogue is absolutely fantastic as usual (Tarantino is a genius when it comes to dialogue)
  • Christoph Waltz has fantastic charm and wit...It's no surprise he won an Oscar for his performance
  • Django's silly, but stylish, first outfit
  • Sound effects are nice and taut
  • 'I like the way you die boy'
  • The blood/gunshot effects are so over the top and it's awesome
  • The burlap sack mask scene
  • This is the role Samuel L. Jackson was born to play
  • Leonardo DiCaprio is deceptively terrifying
  • The plantation nickname....'Candie Land'
  • Very tense scene involving Schultz trying to say goodbye to Candie

Cons
  • Of all the Tarantino movies, this is one of the very few that I would not want to watch again
  • One of his least stylish films, it's more grounded than his previous films
  • The scenes after the Candie Land shootout seem a bit out of place...which lasts quite a while, especially without Waltz
  • Tarantino's cameo as an Australian couldn't seem more out of place

Score: 8/10

Another fantastic movie by Quentin Tarantino. Though Tarantino's style is not as prominent as previous films, this is still a must-see for fans. Also, Hollywood seems to have given up on the 'western genre', this is a nice shot in the arm.
Django Unchained (2012) on IMDb

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