[Marxism] David Walsh unloads on Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained"

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Jan 7 14:20:19 MST 2013

On 1/7/13 3:57 PM, DCQ wrote:
> As a work of art, "Django" is a mixed bag. As a cultural artifact, I
> think it is the nail in the coffin of the whole idea that slavery was
> anything other than a monstrous crime against which any and all forms
> of resistance and violence were perfectly justified. And that's
> something we should celebrate.

Yes, we needed someone with broad shoulders like Quentin Tarantino to 
take on the pro-slavery consensus in the USA. I think that was as 
courageous a film as "Inglourious Basterds" that finally told it like it 
really was: the Nazis were dirtbags.

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