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Is Django a Boondocks "Catcher Freeman" rip-off?

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  1. Ace of Spade Purple Belt

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    Here's uncle Ruckus from Boondocks next to Samuel Jackson's character from Django.... hhhmmmmm.

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    I don't remember that character.

    Why is that entire episode flipped?
     
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    u mean catch a free man

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    so youtube doesnt recognize it and delete it.

    but basically no, because the real catcher freeman story is nothing like Django
     
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    Oh, clever.
     
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    Isn't everything Tarantino does a rip-of,err, I mean tribute.
     
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    homage lol :)
     
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    That's the word! Thanks. :D
     
  10. george24 White Belt

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    obvious racist movie is obvious
     
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    Definitely has a lot of allusions to it, i think they're intentional.

    Tarentino does his inspirations justice.
     
  12. Da Speeit Plutonium Belt Platinum Member

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    He's actually one of the few prolific directors who hasnt taken a book, prior film or stageplay and made it into a film.

    Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppolla, Elia Kazan, Peter Jackson, Billy Wilder, Orson Welles, etc., etc.

    So are they more original than Quentin because they expressively take other people's work?
     
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    He changed the plot almost entirely though, right?
     
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    No, he just changed her from white to black. And her name from Jackie Burke to Jackie Brown. Other than that everything's the same. Had to cut a lot of stuff out of the book, but that's par for the course.
     
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    *white to brown

    And then it's completely different, because i say so!
     
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    Would have been nice to see Ruckus in Django.
     
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    A black man takes revenge on awhite slave owner? No, that's never been done before :rolleyes:
     
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    I will have to investigate this
     

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