Quentin Tarantino's interview outburst tarnishes violent cinema

Tarantino refused to comment on the violent nature of Django Unchained in an interview with Krishnan Guru-Murthy

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Ben Affleck won a surprise double at last night’s Golden Globes, securing the Best Film (Drama) and Best Director prizes for his Iran hostage drama, Argo.

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Page 3 Profile: Quentin Tarantino, director of Django unchained

So the director of spectacularly violent cult classics is back?

Actor Samuel L Jackson appears on the Wake The Fuck Up video narrating an Obama kids' story

Samuel L. Jackson goads a journalist into saying the N-word at Django junket

Quentin Tarantino is no stranger to criticism for his liberal use of the N-word in dialogue for African-American characters. Whatever you think about the use of the word in general, at least in his latest movie, slavery-era revenge epic Django Unchained, there is historical context.

Jamie Foxx in 'Django Unchained'

Quentin Tarantino accused of ‘Blaxploitation’ by Spike Lee... again

Lee restarts feud with director over excessive use of the ‘n-word’ in latest film

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Postponing Django Unchained in the wake of Sandy Hook sends the wrong message

Although everyone is shocked at the tragedy, cancelling screenings isn't necessarily the right move

Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained premiere called off after Sandy Hook massacre

Despite the film's director Quentin Tarantino defending onscreen violence at a press conference on Saturday, distributors have decided to forgo the scheduled Los Angeles premiere

'Give me a break' - Tarantino tires of defending ultra-violent films after Sandy Hook massacre

The Django Unchained director spoke at a press conference in New York a day after Friday's Connecticut massacre

Daniel Day-Lewis portraying Abraham Lincoln in the film 'Lincoln'

Lincoln leads Golden Globes battle with seven nominations

But Argo and Django Unchained are also front-runners with five nods each

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Blockbuster Christmas releases clock in at 140 minutes and more

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Deaf community outraged by La Famille Bélier

The new film tells the story of a deaf-mute farming family and is being touted as this year's Amelie
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Michael Carberry: ‘After such a tough time, I’m not sure I will stay in the game’

The batsman has grown disillusioned after England’s Ashes debacle and allegations linking him to the Pietersen affair
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Susie Wolff: A driving force in battle for equality behind the wheel

The Williams driver has had plenty of doubters, but hopes she will be judged by her ability in the cockpit
Adam Gemili interview: 'No abs Adam' plans to muscle in on Usain Bolt's turf

'No abs Adam' plans to muscle in on Usain Bolt's turf

After a year touched by tragedy, Adam Gemili wants to become the sixth Briton to run a sub-10sec 100m
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