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Over the weekend, director Spike Lee told VibeTV that he refuses to see Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained,” the violent slavery-era Western that came out on Tuesday. “I cant speak on it ’cause I’m not gonna see it,” he said. “All I’m going to say is that it’s disrespectfu
And the New York Times notes that “Django” makes use of a particularly offensive racial epithet at least 100 times over the course of the film — a point Lee has taken issue with before. The Hollywood Reporter notes that in 1997, following the release of Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown,” Lee said, “I have a definite problem with Quentin Tarantino’s excessive use of the n-word. And let the record state that I never said that he cannot use that word — I’ve used that word in many of my films — but I think something is wrong with him.”
Despite the controversy surrounding Tarantino’s latest film, “Django” has done surprisingly well in the box office, breaking the opening record for an R-rated release on Christmas Day.
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Like little stars.
World's best pie apple. Essential for Tarte Tatin. Has five prominent ribs.
So pretty. So early. So ephemeral. Tastes like strawberry candy (slightly).
My personal fave. Ultra-crisp. Graham cracker flavor. Should be famous. Isn't.
High flavored with notes of blood orange and allspice. Very rare.
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New Hampshire's native son has a grizzled appearance and a strangely addictive curry flavor. Very, very rare.
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Freak seedling found in an Oregon field in the '60s has pink flesh and a fragrant strawberry snap. Makes a killer rose cider.
Ben Franklin's favorite. Queen Victoria's favorite. Only apple native to NYC.
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