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Actor Spotlight: Samuel L Jackson

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by Henry, Mar 29, 2021.

  1. Let's talk about on of the most iconic, baddass motherfuckas on the planet.

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  2. Jbent

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    Yes they deserve to die, and I hope they burn in hell


    A true living legend
     
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  3. the rural juror

    carried in the arms of cheerleaders

    He has such a magnetic presence. The apartment scene in Pulp Fiction is one of my favorite scenes of any movie ever.

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  4. Morrissey

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    The weirdest decision of the Star Wars prequels is to take an actor known for loud, commanding performances and have him sit in a chair and do basically nothing.
     
  5. Anthony_

    A (Cancelled) Dork Prestigious

    Too many classic performances to count at this point. Pulp Fiction, Unbreakable, and The Hateful Eight are three of my favorites of his.
     
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  6. Steve_JustAGuy

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    Such an amazing actor. The ending scene in Pulp Fiction is incredible.
     
  7. Garrett

    just looking for a little hope Moderator

    Snakes on a Plane only works because of him going 200%.
     
  8. BornToRun

    Regular Supporter

    The Negotiator. "You want my blood, take my blood!"
     
  9. simonthebutler

    Regular

     
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  10. David87

    Prestigious Prestigious

    Good in everything he's been in.
     
  11. DaveyA89

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    So good that Ultimate Marvel essentially modelled their Nick Fury after him years before he was cast haha
     
  12. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    the villain he played in kingsman is among the most i’ve enjoyed him as a screen presence. he was clearly having the time of his life playing valentine
     
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  13. Marx&Recreation

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    More of a fan of his early work, by which I mean the time he helped hold the board of a college hostage as part of a black power movement demonstration
     
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  14. Nathan

    Always do the right thing. Supporter

    Obviously his works with Spike Lee and Tarantino have a pretty solid hit ratio. He's been in so much stuff it's almost tiring to think about
     
  15. Steve_JustAGuy

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    Die Hard 3 is a top performance of his.
     
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  16. Jason Tolpin

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    Ill watch a Time to Kill all the time its on.
     
  17. angrycandy

    it's meaningful if nothing's meant Prestigious

    he's great
     
  18. Jake Gyllenhaal

    I’m a surfer! Supporter

    he campaigned to be in the prequels because he was a die hard fan as a guy in his early 30s of the original trilogy
     
  19. Marx&Recreation

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    What’s the most out of character he’s ever been?
    Django?
     
  20. David87

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    I remember his performance in that 187 movie being very subdued for a lot of it until the end
     
  21. Morrissey

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    Are you implying that the man himself is a character?
     
  22. Marx&Recreation

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    ? no, just that he pretty much always plays the same kind of person.
     
  23. marsupial jones

    make a bagel without the hole

    It wasn’t a good movie but he was great in it and literally the only thing I remember about Lakeview Terrace. Went 2000% in that role (as expected) and it’s frightening and almost hard to watch at times just by his presence, facial features and tone.
     
  24. Victor Eremita

    Not here. Isn't happening. Supporter

    Mr. Glass from Unbreakable was a bit different than his usual
     
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  25. Steve_JustAGuy

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