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DJANGO UNCHAINED – How DP Robert Richardson Shot Masterpiece ‘Spaghetti Southern’

EOSHD covers some of the techniques used by DP Robert Richardson on Django Unchained. A big mainstream hum around Tarantino and the endless violence debates (which are really rather silly) can often get in the way of what I consider to be a great artist at work. He’s drawing in very broad brushstrokes again with Django Read MoreRead More

The Django Unchained-Pulp Fiction Connection

Quentin Tarantino is known for leaving little clues in all of his films that tie them together into one universe. It’s never anything major, and typically just involves characters being relatives. Vic Vega (Michael Madsen) in Reservoir Dogs is the brother of Vincent Vega (John Travolta) in Pulp Fiction. Donny “The Bear Jew” Donowitz (Eli Roth) in Inglourious Basterds is the father of Read MoreRead More

Google Maps of Django Unchained’s Plantation and Other Infamous Tarantino Locations

Check out these Google Maps of famous locations from Tarantino’s films from the plantations of Django Unchained, to the Chapel from Kill Bill. Naturally, Quentin Tarantino’s new saddles-and-spurs flick Django Unchained has probably attracted at least a few fans of Westerns. But fans of one more recent Western may recognize some of its environs a little too well. It Read MoreRead More

Quentin Tarantino: “I’m Shutting Your Butt Down”

How do you break through the white noise of Entertainment News? With a catchy title and and a little bit of drama – Quentin Tarantino and the cast of Django Unchained (Samuel L Jackson did it here) seem to be playing a complacent media masterfully as witness in this confrontational interview with Channel 4 journalist Krishnan Guru-Murthy.Read More

Quentin Tarantino Tackles Old Dixie by Way of the Old West (by Way of Italy)

In this essay by Quentin Tarantino, the famed auteur director dissects the spaghetti westerns of Italian drectors like Leone and Corbucci and how it inspired his own rendition in Django Unchained. Any of the Western directors who had something to say created their own version of the West: Anthony Mann created a West that had room Read MoreRead More

Director of Photography Robert Richardson on Django Unchained

Robert Richardson, the director of photography on Django Unchained, opens up about what it’s like working on Tarantino’s Spaghetti Western Mash-up.   Django Unchained, a controversial mash-up of Italian “spaghetti westerns” and the horrors of slavery, is the fourth film multi-Oscar-winning cinematographerRobert Richardson has lensed for Quentin Tarantino. Over the span of a decade – encompassing the two martial Read MoreRead More

Quentin Tarantino’s Track-by-Track Commentary for the Soundtrack of “Django: Unchained”

Music selection is an intrinsic element in the styling of Quentin Tarantino films. In this 90 minute radio show from Little Stephen’s Underground Garage on SiriusXM, the director himself introduces each track from the soundtrack and explains why he uses it and what it’s like to dive into having original music composed for his film Read MoreRead More

Quentin Tarantino’s Interview For Playboy

No when you say you’re reading Playboy for the articles, you won’t be lying. In this interview, Quentin Tarantino talks on rewriting history, Django Unchained, drugs (never on set), marriage, and hints at a possible retirement not far into the future. PLAYBOY: You killed Hitler in Inglourious Basterds, with Jewish soldiers scalping Nazis. In DjangoUnchained you have a liberated slave turned Read MoreRead More

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