At long last, the director so often accused of “borrowing” from others to build his own career makes his influences as clear as Franco Nero’s icy blue eyes in Django Unchained
. Sure, you could say that Quentin Tarantino was already wearing his inspirations proudly on his title card with Inglourious Basterds
, but while that film merely paid lip service to the forgotten 1978 Enzo G. Castellari action opus starring Bo Svenson and Fred Williamson, Django Unchained
could easily be taken as a belated installment of the raggedy, unofficial Western series that spawned somewhere between 30 and 100 installments depending on who’s counting. Alas, while D...