Django Unchained

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Slavery unchained

Brown isn't the first university to establish a center examining forms of slavery. But few schools have had a more personal or public tussle with their history than Brown, an Ivy League institution named for a family whose fortune came partially from th
Brown's Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice confronts the university's — and America's — shame
By PHILIP EIL  |  May 03, 2013

Django and Zero fade as Lincoln landslide looms

Had you asked a couple of weeks ago, I would have given Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained and Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty good odds at raining on Steven Spielberg's Lincoln parade. But reality has since intruded.
Oscar predictions
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 04, 2013

Review: Django Unchained

Tarantino reconfigures that classic American genre, the Western, setting his new film in the Deep South, creating what he terms a "Southern," while infusing it with the spaghetti sensibilities of Sergio Leone (director of Tarantino's favorite film, The
Spaghetti southern style
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 21, 2012