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    Adaptation Of Japanese 'Kite' (Starring Samuel L. Jackson) Gets New Director, Shoots This Month

    In my interview with Samuel L. Jackson in December, ahead of the release of Django Unchained, he mentioned that one of the projects on his slate was a live-action adaptation of a Japanese anime film called Kite (Yasuomi Umetsu’s 1998 work), which was to be directed by David R. Ellis (who ...

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    Samuel L. Jackson Indie Thriller 'Reasonable Doubt' Picked Up By Lionsgate For 2013 Release

    One of the hardest working men in showbiz, Samuel L. Jackson's indie drama Reasonable Doubt, which he stars in alongside Dominic Cooper and Gloria Reuben, has been picked up by Lionsgate (US rights), and will be sold internationally by Voltage Pictures.

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    Samuel L. Jackson Trashes Ending Of Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln'

    With votes due in just a couple of days, Oscar campaigning is nearly over, and the last few weeks have seen a fair bit of mudslinging. "Django Unchained" has been accused of playing fast and loose with the "n-word," Kathryn Bigelow is a torture-loving patriot, Tom Hooper is too in love with his fish...

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    Katt Williams Threatens To Punch Quentin Tarantino Over N-Word In 'Django Unchained'; Sam Jackson Baits Reporter To Say It

    There has been no shortage of opinion over Quentin Tarantino's hit slavery/western vengeance pic "Django Unchained." Even though neither of them have actually seen it, Spike Lee and Antoine Fuqua have both weighed in on the matter, but the debate still rages, particularly over the use ...

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    Critical Consensus: Carrie Rickey and Anne Thompson Discuss 'Django Unchained,' 'Les Miserables' and Other Fall Movies

    Critical Consensus: Carrie Rickey and Anne Thompson Discuss 'Django Unchained,' 'Les Miserables' and Other Fall Movies

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    'Django Unchained' Opens Big Today; What We Thought + What You Thought...

    Since Django Unchained opened today, Christmas Day, to impressive numbers ($10 to $13 million according to Deadline, opening on 3,010 screens), and some other outlets are releasing their reviews, I thought we'd remind you all that both Sergio and Tambay saw the film and reviewed it sep...

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    Samuel L. Jackson Can't Wait For The 5 Hour Cut Of 'Django Unchained'; Dreams Of Nick Fury Cameo In 'Breaking Bad' Quashed

    Slavery, racism, Mandingo negro warriors that fight each other to the death... did Samuel L. Jackson have any reservations when he read the script to Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained"? "Nope," he said matter a factly in our recent interview with the actor. "I read it straight through, laughed a...

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    Samuel L. Jackson Says M. Night Shyamalan Hasn't Made A Good Movie Since 'Unbreakable'

    The last time this writer wrote something even slightly negative about M. Night Shyamalan on this very site – the phrase "diminishing returns" was thrown about if memory serves - it was open season in the comments section. The writer-director certainly still has his passionate fans who don’t need mu...

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    Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington On Race, the N-Word & 'Django Unchained' (Video Interview)

    When I asked Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington if they had refused anything that director Quentin Tarantino asked them to do or say in Django Unchained – you can imagine that these very smart African-American actors, playing slaves, might tell their white director where to draw the line -- ...

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    Samuel L. Jackson On His Attraction To Tarantino, Sleeping w/ White Women On Screen, Working A Lot, Dream & Challenging Roles, Oscar, More...

    Samuel L. Jackson On His Attraction To Tarantino, Sleeping w/ White Women On Screen, Working A Lot, Dream & Challenging Roles, Oscar, More...

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