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Samuel L. Jackson Recalls Being Racially Profiled While Filming ‘Pulp Fiction’

Actor Samuel L. Jackson has enjoyed an amazingly prolific career in Hollywood but as he recalls to Vanity Fair in an article titled: ‘Samuel L. Jackson on Being Black in Hollywood’, his ascent to the top wasn’t an easy ride.

Most who move to La La Land have ingrained tales of the chaos that had to be endured in order to gratify themselves with the validity that comes with being on the list of desired talent that filters through the offices of studio heads and prominent casting directors.

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Oscar Nominations 2016 Prove Once Again that Diversity Will Remain a Myth

The Oscar nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced on Thursday morning at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
And while some greeted the morning with jubilation and excitement, others were trying to reconcile the fact that after an impressive showcase of talent – the Academy still refuses to recognize the achievements and contributions of actors of color or even those behind the camera.

The 85th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2013.

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Quentin Tarantino Speaks Out Against Disney After His Film Gets Shelved For ‘Star Wars’

Director Quentin Tarantino is in the middle of a press tour for his upcoming flick, The Hateful Eight and on Wednesday morning, he paid a visit to The Howard Stern Show – one of Sirius Radio’s popular layovers – but things got quite heated when the subject of Star Wars reared its galactic head. The man responsible for the cult classic Pulp Fiction didn’t hold back when expressing his disdain for Disney – the studio responsible for the most talked about film in recent memory.

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Will Smith Finally Admits Why He Turned Down Role in ‘Django Unchained’

Will Smith is finally ready to fess up about what caused him to turn down the role he was offered in director Quentin Tarantino’s controversial film Django Unchained.
During The Hollywood Reporter’s Roundtable session, Smith who is garnering Oscar buzz for his performance in Concussion, opened up about the fact that when it came to the creative direction of the character he was to portray – he and Tarantino didn’t share the same vision.
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Michael Moore Calls Out “White Hollywood” for Refusing to Stand Up For Quentin Tarantino

Director Quentin Tarantino has built a successful career around his ability to be delightfully shocking and dramatically imaginative while all the while setting a standard for filmmaking that very few are able to adhere to which is the reason why he is part of the group of stylized storytellers that instinctively commands respect and adulation.

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