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Jackson revealed that he views the Oscars as a “reputation contest” not rooted within the true which means of moviemaking: to entertain. He was snubbed, dropping to Martin Landau for Tim Burton’s “Ed Wooden” in 1995.
“I heard manner again when Martin Landau received the award and I didn’t, ‘C’mon, Sam. Martin’s been nominated so many instances. Don’t fear. Your time is coming.’ Excuse me? I didn’t know that’s the way it labored. I assumed it was the performing efficiency that made probably the most impression.”
Jackson stated that “Django Unchained” could have been his closest likelihood at one other Oscars nom.
“It’s probably the most evil character I’ve ever performed they usually typically reward Black individuals for taking part in horrendous shit,”
Samuel L. Jackson have been awarded an honorary Oscar on the 2022 Governors Awards.