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  • Samuel L. Jackson gets real about Oscar

    Samuel L. JacksonSamuel L. Jackson (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)When it comes to this year's Oscar race, Samuel L. Jackson seems to be giving the Academy the knowing evil eye.

    The 64-year-old actor recently admitted he was none too pleased when he was passed up for an Academy Award in 1994, all but revealing his intention to win the award this year for his role as house slave Stephen in "Django Unchained."

    Marking his only Oscar nomination to date, Jackson lost the golden statuette in 1995 to Martin Landau who won Best Actor in a Supporting Role for playing Bela Lugosi in "Ed Wood." But this isn't necessarily news: If you were watching Jackson's reaction closely as the award was announced

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