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'Django Unchained' pulled from China theaters for 'technical reasons'

It all seemed a little too good to be true, and perhaps in the end it was: Seconds into its first screenings in China, Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" was abruptly pulled from cinemas on Thursday. It would have been the first time a Tarantino movie was given an official … Full story

Will Smith quit 'Django Unchained' because 'I need to be the lead'

Will Smith has a need ... to play the lead. The actor told Entertainment Weekly as much in a recent interview, explaining why he wouldn't take the title role that ultimately went to Jamie Foxx in "Django Unchained.""Django wasn’t the lead, so it was like, I need to be the … Full story

Criticism of 'Django' ended up being a good thing

   Quentin Tarantino, winner of the Oscar for best original screenplay for "Django Unchained,' says he's happy with the conversation about slavery that's come about of the film. Clip Courtesy A.M.P.A.S.© 2013.

Toure: America is ready for 'Django Unchained'

   Toure discusses the blockbuster "Django Unchained" and says that the trip through hell and the remembrance of the period of slavery in America is "worth it" in this film.

Christoph Waltz 'bowled over' by 'Django'

   The actor talks about how "bowled over" he felt to be able to read Quentin Tarantino's script for "Django Unchained" as the director was writing it.

New film stirs up controversy

   Quentin Tarantino's new movie "Django Unchained" has been successful at the box office, but it has attracted some criticism due to its subject matter.

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  Top holiday films: ‘Les Mis,’ ‘Django,’ and more

The holidays are a busy time of year for the box office, and there is no shortage of A-list stars hitting the big screen today. E!’s Alicia Quarles gives an overview of the hottest holiday films, including “Django Unchained,” “Parental Guidance,” and the highly anticipated “Les Miserables.”

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File picture of people walking past a poster of the film "Django Unchained" outside a cinema in Beijing
File picture of people walking past a poster of the film "Django Unchained" outside a cinema in Beijing

People walk past a poster of the film "Django Unchained" outside a cinema in Beijing in this April 11, 2013 file picture. "Django Unchained", the Oscar-winning film from director Quentin Tarantino, known for his violent tales, was pulled abruptly from Chinese cinemas at its debut earlier this month.

A woman looks at a poster of the film "Django Unchained" outside a cinema in Beijing
A woman looks at a poster of the film "Django Unchained" outside a cinema in Beijing

A woman looks at a poster of the film "Django Unchained" outside a cinema in Beijing, April 11, 2013. The Chinese debut of Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-winning film "Django Unchained", a violent Western slave revenge tale, was suddenly cancelled on Thursday for "technical reasons," movie theatres said.

People walk past a poster of the film "Django Unchained" outside a cinema in Beijing
People walk past a poster of the film "Django Unchained" outside a cinema in Beijing

People walk past a poster of the film "Django Unchained" outside a cinema in Beijing, April 11, 2013. The Chinese debut of Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-winning film "Django Unchained", a violent Western slave revenge tale, was suddenly cancelled on Thursday for "technical reasons," movie theatres said.