Tarantino has not only accomplished all of this genre-busting, but has managed to do it while making white people enjoy watching what is essentially a two-hour-plus lecture on racism in American film, an extended fuck you to DW Griffith and John Ford, John Wayne and Clint Eastwood.

Adam Serwer on the new tarantino film, Django Unchained (via motherjones)

Yep, pretty much this. It’s why I think Django Unchained might actually be Tarantino’s best work. Beneath the entertainment element, dude deconstructed the racism in American cinema by systematically subverting nearly 100 years of racist tropes.