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Django Unchained: Quentin Tarantino’s Take on Spaghetti Westerns Shoots Down Slavery!

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We all know that Quentin Tarantino is an audacious filmmaker. If there’s a genre of filmmaking that he loves, he will produce his take on it at some point – and he really, really loves spaghetti westerns. For his version of a spaghetti western, though, he doesn’t just explode the conventions of the genre – he does for slavery what he did for World War II in Inglourious Basterds. The result is seriously bloody fun.

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The Three Musketeers – It Ain’t Art But Boy Is It Fun!

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Paul W.S. Anderson makes semi-big budget B-movies that repel critics as much as they attract a hardcore group of fans. In his most ambitious film yet, Anderson gives us the best bits from Alexandre Dumas’ The three Musketeers – and airships! In 3D! And, yes, it’s great fun!

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The Green Hornet Buzzes But Doesn’t Sting!

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The closing credits list the 1930s radio plays as the source for Seth Rogen and Michel Gondry’s adaptation of The Green Hornet but the movie looks and feels like an update of the 60s TV series played as if it were adapted by Judd Apatow. It’s a mess – but it’s an often entertaining mess.

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