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Django Unchained: Don’t Miss What’s Truly Important Because of the Smoke and Mirrors

Submitted by C. Liegh McInnis on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 20:44


by C. Liegh McInnis

It was never correct to group much of African American-themed cinema under the heading “Blacksploitation.” The latest blockbuster of the genre deserves to be examined as serious social commentary. “Django Unchained exposes well the complex classes of slaves, the complex relationships between slaves, and the complex relationships between slaves and whites within the ‘peculiar institution.’”

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