Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.
A German dentist buys the freedom of a slave and trains him with the intent to make him his deputy bounty hunter. Instead, he is led to the site of the slave's wife who belongs to a ruthless plantation owner. Written by
Dr. King Shultz kills approximately 23 people, while Django kills approximately 38 people in the film's run. Calvin Candie kills nobody, but under his instruction, is responsible for two deaths. See more »
At the Cleopatra club, the winning fighter receives a typical bottle of beer, similar to the Dutch Grolsch bottles, however, this type of bottle was not patented until 1875 by Charles de Quillfeldt, 16 years after the time the movie is set in. See more »
Who's that stumblin' around in the dark? State your business or prepare to get winged!
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Normally, the logo for The Weinstein Company is silent. In this film, it is accompanied with the theme music for Miramax from the early 90s, in a nod to Tarantino's first 2 films. See more »
Again: what is happening to the great American directors?
Normally I wouldn't bother commenting such an awful movie or even watching it to the end. But this after all was the great Tarantino, who directed some of the most brilliant movies in the last 20 years or so and invented a style of his own, so I soldiered on and hoped to be surprised. In the end, I felt more than disappointed, I felt embarrassed for him. This is not the meta-trash he specializes in, this is just pure unadultered trash: no intelligence, no originality, no irony, no second layer of meaning, no redeeming grace. It is badly written, badly directed, badly shot, badly cut. The actors - with the notable exception of Cristoph Walz - are laughable. This is the gory mush a dumb semi-illiterate teenager would produce if you gave him a few million dollars and told him: go write and direct a movie.
So I must repeat the question that has been daunting me since Poseidon by Riddley Scott and Black Horse by Spielberg: what is happening to the great Hollywood directors? Has a zombie plague stricken them all?
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