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Boston Globe Says Django Unchained Conjures 'House Negroes' Like Clarence Thomas, Herman Cain
Big Hollywood ^ | 28 Dec 2012 | by Christian Toto

Posted on 12/29/2012 12:48:49 PM PST by drewh

The Boston Globe's review of "Django Unchained" stands as a prime example of stellar movie criticism. Critic Wesley Morris clearly spent hours crafting his thoughts, likely in tribute to the film's artistic excellence. Yet Morris' column contains a paragraph that could be considered even uglier than the violence pulsating through director Quentin Tarantino's genre mashup.

Samuel L. Jackson plays crusty, waxen Stephen as a vision of depraved loyalty and bombastic jive that cuts right past the obvious association with Uncle Tom. The movie is too modern for what Jackson is doing to be limited to 1853. He’s conjuring the house Negro, yes, but playing him as though he were Clarence Thomas or Alan Keyes or Herman Cain or Michael Steele, men whom some black people find embarrassing.

What a loaded last sentence.

It's a safe bet the writer includes himself in that category. The men in question are certainly very different. Thomas is a cool, calculated legal eagle, while Cain is a charismatic talker with great business savvy. Steele is a political animal, someone well versed in the ebb and flow of the news cycle. And Keyes is a social conservative of the first order.

What does their skin color have to do with it? Tarantino isn't directly calling the four men house Negroes. That's Morris' interpretation. And it's a rather distasteful one

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: liberalagenda; liberalracism; progressivemovement

1 posted on 12/29/2012 12:48:58 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh
Racists and bigots.
2 posted on 12/29/2012 12:51:35 PM PST by Fledermaus (The Republic is Dead: Collapse the system. Let the Dems destroy the economy!)
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To: drewh

It is a very simple equation. Critic Wesley Morris is black so he can say whatever he damned well pleases about race without fear of contridiction or recrimination. Period. Protected species and all that bollox.


3 posted on 12/29/2012 12:55:49 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (The best thing in life & the hardest thing in life is watching your children grow up.)
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To: drewh

I guess Keyes, Thomas and Cain got a little too uppity.


4 posted on 12/29/2012 12:56:28 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: drewh
If you're black and you don't act like a feral goat you are a "house negro."
5 posted on 12/29/2012 12:59:54 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism. The goal of socialism is communism." --Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
In the film Samuel Jackson's Stephen is seen running the plantation, writing checks etc.

He was probably Candylands fathers personal valet and most trusted advisor, the Globe critic is totally off his rocker

6 posted on 12/29/2012 1:00:07 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh

It’s a black thang, you wouldn’t understand.


7 posted on 12/29/2012 1:00:46 PM PST by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: drewh

Every now and then I am reminded as to exactly why I cancelled and then stopped reading the Boston Glub.
As to be expected, the Black men named are to be vilified and scorned precisely because they are successful, respected, and can/are are held as good examples of what MLK preached.
Naturally, the Glub is a mere part of the NYT. I just love my tagline.


8 posted on 12/29/2012 1:00:53 PM PST by CaptainAmiigaf (NY TIMES: "We print the news as it fits our views")
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To: drewh

“men whom some black people find embarrassing.”

Too bad they didn’t find people like Cornel West, Al Sharpton, all the hip hop thugs etc. embarrassing instead.


9 posted on 12/29/2012 1:02:36 PM PST by willk
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To: drewh

More like Uncle Ben than Uncle Tom.

11 posted on 12/29/2012 1:06:07 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: drewh

The paper should be named to the Boston Procencial


12 posted on 12/29/2012 1:08:09 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: gotribe

Herman Cain is a successful GOP black man who the average white liberal has no explanation for, so they have to start calling racial names.


13 posted on 12/29/2012 1:08:52 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh

The “House Negroes” can hold their heads up high because they have escaped the Nanny State Plantation without the help of the race warlords.


14 posted on 12/29/2012 1:14:14 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“If you’re black and you don’t act like a feral goat you are a “house negro”

Feral goat? You are way too kind.


15 posted on 12/29/2012 1:18:06 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (You can't bring something to its knees that refuses to stand on its own)
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To: drewh
That is the face of evil... one of the most wretched, white hating, pos communists ever to slither out of hollywood... add foxx to that statement while you are at it.

LLS

16 posted on 12/29/2012 1:19:51 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

RACIST CRITIC weasley morris


17 posted on 12/29/2012 1:20:48 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
Critic Wesley Morris is black so he can say whatever he damned well pleases about race

It's a black thing you wouldn't understand
It's an Obama thing you wouldn't understand

18 posted on 12/29/2012 1:21:39 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Fledermaus
Recently they tried to make RG 3 not black enough to be a black QB.

Shame on him for growing up in a two parent family, getting a Baylor degree in three years and a year of grad school while completeing his 4 years of eligibility.

19 posted on 12/29/2012 1:22:46 PM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: drewh

I’m sure this Django review by this black critic sent the self-flagellating Globe readers into paroxysms of delight.


20 posted on 12/29/2012 1:25:39 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dennisw
It's a black thing you wouldn't understand

It's a racist thing that neither Morris nor 0bama would understand.

21 posted on 12/29/2012 1:29:09 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (The best thing in life & the hardest thing in life is watching your children grow up.)
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To: gotribe

Oh no you didn’t! Spot On, and well said.


22 posted on 12/29/2012 1:33:21 PM PST by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal! ,)
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To: drewh

I find Michael Steele pretty damn embarrassing, and I am not Black.


23 posted on 12/29/2012 1:39:55 PM PST by montag813
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To: drewh

Any black person who opposes the eternal expansion of the Holy Mother Welfare State is apparently a House Negro by default.


24 posted on 12/29/2012 1:43:52 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: drewh

Seems to me the true house negroes are the ones that are completely subserviant to their DemocRAT masters.


25 posted on 12/29/2012 1:43:52 PM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: drewh

As if combining the IQs of the entire MSM would reach a small percentage of Justice Thomas.

Journalists do what they do because they are as stupid as politicians, but are not quite as putrid and immoral enough yet to rise to pure excrement status.


26 posted on 12/29/2012 2:13:55 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: drewh

Sure, and the likes of Barry “Harvard” Obama and company are pure field hand.


27 posted on 12/29/2012 2:15:57 PM PST by Argus
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To: drewh

As far as I know, any ‘journalist’ toting the Leftist line is the one on the plantation.


28 posted on 12/29/2012 2:24:48 PM PST by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.")
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Somebody should make a game show. The game show could be called Supreme Court Justice or Junior High School Chick? Then various opinions could be read aloud by the panel which were written by Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and a junior high school chick. The contestants would have to figure out which ones were which.


29 posted on 12/29/2012 2:26:18 PM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Brooklyn Attitude

Bingo!


30 posted on 12/29/2012 2:30:41 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh

>Samuel L. Jackson plays crusty, waxen Stephen as a vision of depraved loyalty and bombastic jive that cuts right past the obvious association with Uncle Tom. The movie is too modern for what Jackson is doing to be limited to 1853. He’s conjuring the house Negro, yes, but playing him as though he were Clarence Thomas or Alan Keyes or Herman Cain or Michael Steele, men whom some black people find embarrassing.<

Methinks little Wesley doth protest too much.


31 posted on 12/29/2012 2:41:50 PM PST by Darnright ("I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: drewh

Bam is the top one in that category.


32 posted on 12/29/2012 2:50:03 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: MotorCityBuck

Oh well, censored again. I don’t think the N word is racist, just descriptive.


33 posted on 12/29/2012 7:11:25 PM PST by gotribe
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To: dennisw

The Liberals love to hate themselves and worship tribal cultures that for ten of thousands of years, still starve.

You cannot fix suicidal.


34 posted on 12/29/2012 9:54:29 PM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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