Posts Tagged ‘Quentin Tarantino’
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Blogging “Django Unchained” (The End Chapters)

Kristian Lin
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 I mentioned this before, but I’ll repeat my SPOILER ALERT: All plot developments are given away in this post. • In a drawing room at Candyland, a harpist (Ashley Toman) is playing a solo harp...


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Blogging “Django Unchained” (Heading to Candyland)

Kristian Lin
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 I’m thoroughly confused about the spelling of the name of Calvin’s estate. The DVD chapter heading has it “Candieland,” but the English-language subtitles render it as “Candyland.” Meanwhile, my...



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Blogging “Django Unchained” (The Greenville Chapters)

Kristian Lin
Part 1 Part 2 • Over a shot of our two heroes on a plain backdropped by a snowy mountain, these words scroll up the screen: “And after a very cold and very profitable winter, Django and Dr. Schultz came down from the mounta...


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Blogging “Django Unchained” (The Tennessee Chapters)

Kristian Lin
Part 1 is here. • In some sheltered rocky campsite on the road to Tennessee, Dr. Schultz is taking his clothes down from a laundry line and putting them back on, while Django eats by a campfire. The doctor asks Django what he...



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Blogging “Django Unchained” (The Texas Chapters)

Kristian Lin
Welcome to my insanely detailed series of posts about Django Unchained, containing all my thoughts and insights on Quentin Tarantino’s Oscar-winning film. Some of you may remember me doing something similar for Black Swan...


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The Best Movie Dialogue of 2012

Kristian Lin
Once again, it’s time for my favorite recurring blog post of the year. As you’ll recall, I published a 2011 version of this post last January. As always, this post is based on my transcription of dialogue from the f...



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Further Notes on “Django Unchained”

Kristian Lin
Here we go with my leftover thoughts about Django Unchained that I couldn’t get in my review of the movie. Warning: spoilers ahead. Everyone’s discussing the obvious reference: Sergio Corbucci’s 1966 Italian Western Djang...


The Best Movie Dialogue of 2009

Kristian Lin
This post is for anyone who sat through the Transformers sequel and concluded that film writing is dead. I was privileged enough to see many other movies feature excellent dialogue, so I’m presenting some of my favorite piece...



More Inglourious Thoughts

Kristian Lin
I had a lot of leftover thoughts about Inglourious Basterds that I didn’t have the space to share in my review, so I thought I’d air them here. As you can imagine, some movie critics more serious-minded than myself have tak...