Jamie Foxx (Django Freeman), Christoph
Waltz (Dr. King Schultz), Leonardo DiCaprio (Calvin Candie), Samuel L. Jackson (Stephen), Kerry Washington (Broomhilda Von Shaft), Don Johnson (Big Daddy)
Inglourious Basterds was a return to form for Quentin
Tarantino and this surpasses that effort, sitting beside Pulp Fiction as one of his very best films. A unique twist on classic westerns with Jamie Foxx & Christophe Waltz pairing up as
bounty hunters searching for Foxx'a enslaved wife.
big deal was made at the time for the supposed gratuitous use of the N-word & excessive violence. Firstly, the violence, like in all Tarantino's films is so OTT in a comic-book style way,
it's as comic as it is gruesome. Whilst the N-word clocks up umpteen times, it's a movie about slavery which actually mocks the practice. I seriously can't understand how someone would be
offended by this movie.
Jamie Foxx is bad ass as the title character, but the best
performances belong to Leonardo Di Caprio as a sadistic plantation owner and Christophe Waltz as Dr. King Schultz, likewise with his turn in Inglourious Basterds, a scene-stealing