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The Avengers Set To Save Us From A Boring Academy Awards Ceremony

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th February 2013

The cast of The Avengers will swoop in and hand out some awards at The Oscars later this month, saving us from a boring ceremony, and the careers of some nominees, too. "We are happy...

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Samuel L Jackson Does A Capital Fm Listener A Favour By Covering A Taylor Swift Song

By Lorna Greville  | 17th January 2013

Samuel L Jackson has lent his voice to a variety of interesting contexts, and until this point his audiobook version of Adam Mansbach's 'Go the F--- to Sleep' was easily the best. Now, however, at...

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'What Else Did They Call Black People Back Then?' Samuel L Jackson Defends Django Unchained's Use Of The 'N- Word'

By Contributor | 16th January 2013

With the controversy surrounding Django Unchained Stateside, Samuel L Jackson has been in no mood to let the heated debated surrounding director Quentin Tarantino’s handling of slavery issues and racist language cross over to the...

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A Week In Movies Feat: Academy Snub For Bigelow, Django Scores Five Oscar And 5 Bafta Nominations And Robot & Frank Trailer Delights

By Staff Writer | 11th January 2013

Academy Snub For Bigelow, Django Scores Five Oscar And 5 Bafta Nominations And Robot & Frank Trailer DelightsThe big movie news this week, of course, was the announcement of this year's Oscar nominations, to...

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Slavery Controversy Continues For Django Unchained As Figurines Criticized

By Contributor | 9th January 2013

Quentin Tarantino can’t seem to fend off the controversy being aimed at him and his new film Django Unchained. The warped western, which deal with issues of racism and slavery, has come under fire from...

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Django Unchained Faces Further Contention Regarding Figurines - But, Why?

By Lorna Greville  | 9th January 2013

Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained has faced controversy upon controversy since its release. Spike Lee said he wont watch it, and one of its stars, Samuel L. Jackson tried to get a reporter to say the...

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Snakes On A Plane Director David R Ellis Dies Whilst Working On New Movie

By Hayley Avron | 8th January 2013

David R Ellis, the director of Snakes on a Plane, has died unexpectedly at the age of 60.Ellis, who started his career in movies as an actor stuntman and later found fame when he directed...

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A Week In Movies Feat: Naomi Watts Powerful In The Impossible, Dustin Hoffman Directs Quartet And Screenwriter Dan Fogelman Talks Barbra Streisand

By Staff Writer | 4th January 2013

After the holiday season, the movie world is slowly cranking up to speed. Although the really big news doesn't start until next week, with the announcement of the Oscar and Bafta nominations.This week's biggest nominee...

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A Week In News: Kardashian Pregnant, Bieber Puts His Foot Down, Gerard Departs To Russia!

By Michael West | 3rd January 2013

Kim and Kanye Have Kompany! It's the news we were all 'kind of' expecting, but Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have finally announced they are to have their first child together. Great news for the...

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Samuel L Jackson Causes Interviewer To Blush Over Use Of The 'N- Word'

By Contributor | 3rd January 2013

Samuel L Jackson turned the tables on Houston-based US TV interviewer Jake Hamilton after being asked about the usage of the ‘N-word’ in Jackson’s forthcoming film Django Unchained.Jackson has been on the offensive in recent...

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Why Did Samuel L. Jackson Ask Interviewer To Say The 'N'-Word?

By Lorna Greville  | 3rd January 2013

Given the wide and persistent use of the 'N' word during Quentin Tarantino's latest movie Django Unchained, and the controversy that has surrounded its usage regarding its historical accuracy and respect to contemporary feelings about...

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Samuel L Jackson Slams 'Lincoln' Ending; 'No Idea' What Steven Spielberg Was Trying To Achieve

By Contributor | 2nd January 2013

Whilst Samuel L Jackson has been forced to mouth off a lot recently, largely defending how his latest film Django Unchained deals with issues of slavery, he’s also been on the offensive, and recently came...

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Samuel L Jackson Talks Django Unchained And Being The "Most Despised Negro In Cinematic History"

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th December 2012

Even before Quentin Tarantino's new movie, Django Unchained, hit, there were controversies. It's a dark comedy-western centred on slavery in the pre-civil war South, so it was never going to be innocuous.Stephen - Samuel L...

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Did Samuel L Jackson Drop F-bomb On Saturday Night Live? (Video)

By Michael West | 17th December 2012

Well, the answer is yes and no, really. Django Unchained star Samuel L Jackson appeared on the comedy show this past weekend to promote Quentin Tarantino's latest movie, but things nearly went oh so wrong.Pretending...

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Media Stir After Samuel L Jackson's Slip-up On Snl

By Victoria Pavlova | 16th December 2012

Cover your ears everyone, Samuel L Jackson said a bad word.Last night’s (December 15) episode of Saturday Night Live featured a lot of remarkable moments, with a number of interesting guests, Sir Paul McCartney fronting...

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Children's Choir, Samuel L. Jackson And Paul Mccartney Hit All The Right Notes For The Festive Show: Saturday Night Live Recap

By Joe Wilde | 16th December 2012

Last night's Saturday Night Live (Dec 15) could have gone very wrong indeed in lieu of recent events in America, but for a nation in mourning the one thing that America needed was a healthy...

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A Week In Movies Feat: Tarantino's Django Unchained, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey And Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher All Premier

By Staff Writer | 14th December 2012

In New York, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, Don Johnson and a bald-shaven Christoph Waltz attended the premiere of Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, joking with the photographers as they posed for them. And...

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Tarantino's Django Unchained: The Reviews Are In And It's Looking Good

By Lorna Greville  | 12th December 2012

Quentin Tarantino is an exemplary film maker. Not only are his movies infinitely enjoyable, they don't allow for a passive audience. He takes risks with content as well as context and the opening scene of...

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Pictures: Leonardo Di Caprio, Quentin Tarantino And Jamie Foxx Attend Django Unchained Premiere, But It's Guest Olivia Wilde Who Steals The Show

By Contributor | 12th December 2012

Leonardo Di Caprio arrives for the premiere of DJango UnchainedOf all the films being released close to Christmas time, perhaps only Django Unchained can rival Les Miserables for the sheer star power assembled amongst the...

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Samuel L. Jackson On Disney's Star Wars Deal: "He Got Cheated"

By Jack de Aguilar | 3rd November 2012

Samuel L. Jackson offered a pithy yet powerful surmise of Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilms, saying that George Lucas got "cheated" to TMZ.The TMZ reporter pounced on Samuel as he was leaving a store, wearing a...

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Samuel L Jackson Drops The F-bomb On Us Voters: ‘Wake The F*ck Up’

By Hayley Avron | 27th September 2012

Samuel L Jackson has a video message for US voters. And it’s riddled with F-words. In the bizarre video, which starts out like a children’s bedtime story animation, Samuel L Jackson tells the voting public...

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