Django Unchained: Repurposing Western Film Music

@article{Robbins2015DjangoUR,
  title={Django Unchained: Repurposing Western Film Music},
  author={Hollis Robbins},
  journal={Safundi},
  year={2015},
  volume={16},
  pages={280 - 290}
}
Abstract The film music used in Quentin Tarantino’s 2012 film, Django Unchained signals a deliberate engagement with the aesthetics and politics of the Vietnam and Watergate era and the malignant effects of the era’s malaise on black cinema. The upward trajectory of Tarantino’s Django, a wholesome, self-confident, Southern Black Power hero, repudiates the discontent and despair depicted in films made between 1966 and 1974 and offers an optimistic (if anachronistic) counter-narrative to the grim… Expand
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