Quentin Tarantino and violence go together like peanut butter and jelly. In fact, he’s never made a movie that isn’t soaked in blood and mayhem. From the badass assassins in Pulp Fiction to the sword-slinging Bride in Kill Bill, pretty much nobody out-kills Quentin Tarantino.
So it’s no surprise, then, that he doesn’t think there’s any correlation between on-screen bloodshed and the off-screen massacres that have been plaguing our nation for more than a decade with increasing frequency. In the wake of the Newtown shootings, Django Unchained has taken more flack than it usually might for its extreme violence (and some for its revisionist depiction of slavery). In a recent interview with NPR, Quentin had finally had enough.
See what he had to say after the jump.