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The July box office starts early this year thanks to Independence Day falling on a Thursday, and this month sees one of the first (but certainly not the last) months where most major releases are produced or co-produced by Disney.…
“Instead of being a stage for interpersonal conflict and contrasting approaches to problem-solving, the inhospitable setting becomes a kind of all-powerful God dictating the conditions and restrictions of both story and shooting.”
“It tells you what it’s going to show you, then it shows you what it just told you. Understanding this movie doesn’t require intelligence, but rather rote memorization.”
“Will people look back on Django Unchained as Tarantino's masterwork? Most likely not, as Pulp Fiction is so culturally ingrained, and Inglourious Basterds is much more daring. However, Django is that rare film that just works on every level.”
“There’s a very good reason the trailers for this movie never said, ‘From the director who brought you the heartwarming adventure Hugo!’”
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“A lot of the dialogue seemed to be entirely forced, as if the cast was stuck in class and the teacher was making them read aloud.”
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