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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So the director of spectacularly violent cult classics is back?

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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.

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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

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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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