WESTERN

Leonardo DiCaprio Feared 'Django' Might Go Too Far (New Trailer!)

Leonardo DiCaprio’s “Django Unchained,” plantation owner, Calvin Candie, is so evil and cruel he fretted that Director Quentin Tarantino had gone too far to portray pre-Civil War plantation life and the treatment of slaves. “It was hard for me to wrap my head around it,” he said in a recent interview. Christoph Waltz, who starred in Tarantino’s World War II film “Inglorous Basterds,” and won an Oscar for his supporting role, returns in “Django.” He plays bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz, who teams with ex-slave Django, played by Jamie Foxx, to track down the notorious Brittle Brothers. Check out the latest trailer!...

Jamie Fox Pulls Trigger in Django Unchained TV Spot (watch!)

Jamie Fox does most of the shooting in the new television spot for Quintin Tarantino’s spaghetti western “Django Unchained.” The movie teams Fox with Christoph Waltz, who plays bounty hunter King Schultz. Although a western, the movie dwells on pre-Civil War south. Django (Fox) is a slave who is purchased by Schultz to help track down the notorious Brittle brothers....

‘True Grit’ Tops Box Office; Could Spur More Westerns (video)

Jeff Bridges’ “True Grit” won the box office over the weekend and in the process may be reintroducing the Western to a new generation of theatergoers. The last successful Western was “3:10 to Yuma” in 2007. The movie, originally filmed in 1969 starring John Wayne, has grossed more than $110 million over the past three weeks, making it a success by any measure....