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    Inglourious Basterds is an unconventional fairy tale based off of historical events during World War II. Similar to Tarantino’s other movies, the border between fact and fiction is often blurred. The beginning of the movie begins with the lines, “Once Upon a Time…in Nazi-occupied France.” To most people, the expression Once Upon a Time is a reference to a fairy tale or a modern day Disney movie. These tales contain fictional characters and happily ever after endings. However, Tarantino doesn’t always

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    have a tendency to shape what we think about a specific topic; it can open our minds to new subjects and opinions. How each gender is represented in films is displayed differently throughout the films: A Streetcar Named Desire (Kazan, 1951), Inglourious Basterds (Tarantino, 2009), and Legally Blonde (Luketic, 2001). Women are sexualized and treated as a minority throughout these films, but the men are forced to be masculine and prove their worth. In A Streetcar Named Desire, the women of the

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    WHY STEVEN SPIELBERG DESERVES TO BE CALLED AN AUTEUR Steven Spielberg is an American movie director and producer. He is the director of multiple hugely succesful hollywood blockbuster movies like “Jurassic Park” and Jaws. He also directed science fiction movies like Close Encounters of the “Third Kind” and “A.I. Artificial Intelligence” . These are only some of his over 40 movies of which some are mentioned by film critics among the best movies ever made, for example “Schindler’s List” is rated

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    that he performs, more or less, often show respect, or to pay tribute to a very famous film in the past. Inglourious Basterds - Quentin Tarantino's most recent work also not outside the "rules" above. Although, the whole context in Inglourious Basterds took place during the Second World War, when Germany was still dominating Europe, the film was influenced

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    The famous Charlie Chaplin speech from The Great Dictator and the speech from The Inglourious Basterds, two speeches that are delivered by two different characters, one a Jewish barber hurled into the position of a dictator, the other, a Jewish American Lieutenant; Delivering the speeches to two different crowds, the barber has a nation, an army, even the world listening to his words, the other addressing his newly formed squad. The question that will be looked upon is not which one of them is the

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    Django Unchained vs Inglorious bastards Both Django Unchained and Inglorious Basterds are movies by Quentin Tarantino. Both of them are similar, as both take some of the most gruesome parts of history and shakes them up to make an interesting story. In the following text, we will look at both movies, how they are similar, and what pulls them apart. Django unchained was released in 2012 by Quentin Tarantino. It is based in 1858 where a German bounty hunter, Dr. King Schultz buys a slave named Django

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    PLS 325 Ancient Political Theory Dr. Shu-Shan Lee Sagynysh Yeltayeva December 11, 2015 Term Paper #2 Practical wisdom of hero and a villain: comparison of Forrest Gump from the film “Forrest Gump” and Hans Landa from the film “Inglorious basterds” Aristotle in his compilation of books “Ethics” described his perception of happiness, which lies in the exercise of the virtues. He describes rational and irrational part of the human soul. Irrational part consists of virtues of character, developed through

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    https://nonamemovieblog.wordpress.com/2012/10/31/directed-viewing-inglourious-basterds-and-the-new-remix/ When Colonel Aldo Raines elite group of Jewish-American soldiers come across a gang of Nazi soldiers in Inglorious Basterds you know it’s definitely not going to end well. Part of the reason you know this is because you’ve already heard the Colonel telling his men that they each owe him 100 Nazi

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    Die Büchse der Pandora – Pandora’s Box (G. W. Pabst, 1929) G.W. Pabst is known to international audiences for two things. The first is this film; the second is being mentioned by name several times in Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds. Of course, Pandora’s Box has a significant value for Pabst’s career. However, the movie owes its fame to Louise Brooks, an American star, who played the leading role, Lulu, a flapper and the mistress of a rich man. Pandora’s Box tells the

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