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Many condemned director Spike Lee for criticizing ‘Django Unchained’ without ever seeing the movie. However, was Spike onto something?
Many times, with our role as consumers, African Americans choose to watch a movie they hear may be offensive to their culture to see it for themselves. Then, if they find this movie to have been offensive, they lay on the criticism. Well that is all well and fine for our egos. Yet by the time you’ve watched the movie and had time to assess it, assuming that you watched the movie legally then you’ve already paid the production monster that created the film in the first place, in other words, the damage is already done.
This post is not necessarily for Django Unchained, for while I definitely had criticisms about the movie (historical inaccuracy for one); they weren’t plentiful enough for me to find the movie worth a blog post…
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