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Him hating all the white people is a bit of a stretch, after all that white Dr. Shultz did for him. However, hating all the Candies is not a wee bit of a stretch. Covering his track is also a good motive: random slaves are not very likely reveal (or even be asked) who killed their hated masters when some sheriff or a marshal come to investigate, but Calvin ...


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Whilst Steven may not have 'lost' his limp, there is definitely a suggestion that he is deliberately exaggerating his physical handicap... The entire film is a portrait of ethnic stereotypes, with each character seemingly tackling and subverting hackneyed clichés; In Stephen's case, 'The Uncle Tom'... The phrase "Uncle Tom" has also become an epithet ...


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Django is a slave himself as he does not like what he is seeing, he still has to remember what he came to do, not to let his emotions get in the way of the task at hand. (Remember you can't save everyone.) By letting Candy unleash the dogs shows that Django respects Candy and that he wants him to know that he does not fear him and that he needs to be taken ...


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She might not have ordered anything particularly severe that we saw but she was complicit with the brutal treatment of the slaves at the house, including Broomhilda. Her brother adored her and she could easily have used that influence to ease the plight of the people there but she chose not to and merely enjoyed the luxury of her life off their backs. She ...


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I don't think Stephen pretended to limp. Right from the his first appearance till his last he had been limping, or using a stick to walk. In the climax, when he faces Django he knows that he is about to die. His throwing of stick and saying that he counted 6 bullets was an act of defiance, as if he was telling Django, that he was not afraid of him, and not ...


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I think it was partially Django's character. He wanted and probably felt it was approriate to help rescue his wife rather than let someone else do it and just sit on his hands. Whilst his being there made things more complicated it was only an amazingly sharp witted Stephen who saw through anything. He was desperate to see his wife again and wanted ...



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