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The Pulp Fiction Cast That Never Was: Daniel Day-lewis, Matt Dillon, Meg Ryan!

By Michael West | 18th February 2013

Daniel Day-Lewis was sounded out to play lead character Vincent Vega in Quentin Tarantino's classic 1994 crime-thriller Pulp Fiction, though Michael Madsen was eventually favored, who himself had to give way for John Travolta due...

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Paloma Faith's Nervous Baftas Performance

11th February 2013

Paloma Faith ''died a little bit'' with nerves before her BAFTA Awards performance last night (10.02.13).The 27-year-old singer opened the prestigious ceremony with a rendition of her hit 'Never Tear us Apart' and while she...

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Quentin Tarantino Set To Rewrite History In Third Film

11th February 2013

Quentin Tarantino is planning a new movie in the style of 'Django Unchained' and 'Inglourious Basterds'.The director picked up the Best Original Screenplay prize for Western 'Django Unchained' at the BAFTA Awards on Sunday night...

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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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Emily Vancamp To Star In Captain America 2?

4th February 2013

Emily VanCamp is reportedly in talks to star in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'.The 'Revenge' actress is being lined up for the lead female role in the sequel to the popular 2011 Marvel film from...

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Samuel L. Jackson: 'Oscars Buzz Won't Validate My Success'

21st January 2013

Samuel L. Jackson is unfazed by Hollywood awards, insisting he doesn't need an Oscar to seal his success.The actor has received plenty of critical acclaim for his role as a slave in Quentin Tarantino's Western...

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Samuel L. Jackson Doesn't Need An Oscar

19th January 2013

Samuel L. Jackson doesn't need to win an Oscar.The 'Django Unchained' star has only received one Academy Award nomination in his long career - for a supporting role in 1994's 'Pulp Fiction' - but doesn't...

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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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Samuel L. Jackson Wants Star Wars Return

16th January 2013

Samuel L. Jackson would love to star in the new 'Star Wars' film.The actor - who played Jedi Mace Windu in the second trilogy in the franchise between 1999 and 2005 - would love to...

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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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Quentin Tarantino Wants To Make London Based Film

14th January 2013

Quentin Tarantino is looking for the right story to make a film in London.The 'Django Unchained' director is known for his love of the British capital, but has yet to set one of his blockbuster...

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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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Kerry Washington: 'Django Unchained Was Difficult'

11th January 2013

Kerry Washington found her 'Django Unchained' scenes difficult to shoot.The actress struggled getting into character for the Quentin Tarantino-directed spaghetti western film, in which she plays a downtrodden slave called Broomhilda who is separated from...

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Quentin Tarantino Feels Sorry For Ben Affleck

10th January 2013

Quentin Tarantino feels sorry for Ben Affleck.Both directors missed out on Best Director Oscar nominations on Thursday (10.01.13) even though their movies 'Django Unchained' and 'Argo' picked up nods in other categories but Quentin thinks...

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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

8th January 2013

'Snakes On A Plane' director David R. Ellis has died aged 60.The filmmaker passed away yesterday (07.01.13) in his hotel room in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he was gearing up to shoot upcoming Samuel L....

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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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Samuel L. Jackson Slams M. Night Shyamalan

21st December 2012

Samuel L. Jackson has slammed his 'Unbreakable' director M. Night Shyamalan.The 64-year-old actor believes the filmmaker hasn't produced a good movie since their 2000 thriller collaboration, and admitted he is unsure what happened to the...

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Tom Hiddleston Has 'No Idea' About Avengers 2 Role

21st December 2012

Tom Hiddleston has ''no idea'' whether he will return to 'The Avengers 2'.The 31-year-old actor - whose villainous character Loki first appeared 2011's 'Thor' - has admitted he is doubtful of reprising the evil character...

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Samuel L. Jackson To Feature More In Captain America 2

20th December 2012

'Captain America: The Winter Solider' will examine Nick Fury's back story.Samuel L. Jackson has cast doubt on speculation that the S.H.I.E.L.D. commander will be given his own spinoff movie after revealing fans will learn more...

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Samuel L. Jackson: 'Violent Movies Are Not To Blame For School Massacre'

17th December 2012

Samuel L. Jackson has waded into the debate over America's gun control laws by insisting violent movies should not be blamed for atrocities such as the Connecticut school massacre.A slew of stars, including Cher and...

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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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