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  1. Poor script fails Rebel with a causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | Iol.co.za

    ... behind the genre-defining Boyz N The Hood classic film. Or you may know him as the man who made sure he brought Shaft back in the 2000 film. Singleton is the executive producer of Rebel and his love for blaxploitation is so lathered through the ...

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  2. Judges and lawyers get lessons in the dangers of male breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... of the Male Breast Cancer Coalition Bret Miller and Dr. Hudis on TV with Richard Roundtree, the actor who played John Shaft, that he could finally "come out of the closest." "When I saw them talking about male breast cancer on TV, I thought, 'What ...

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  3. American Icons: ShaftRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    It's been 46 years since Richard Roundtree stepped out of a subway entrance to the Oscar-winning sounds of Isaac Hayes -- and changed American movie-making. The box-office success of "Shaft," about a fiercely independent, courageous, and sexy private eye, led to an explosion of black action B-movies, and crystallized a version of black macho cool that hadn't been shown on the big screen before.

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  4. Spring 2017 TV preview: The 32 shows you must check outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | NJ.com

    ... a badass private investigator after her brother is killed in a police shooting. (Singleton has described it as "'Shaft' with a sista.") Look for Giancarlo Esposito ("Breaking Bad") as her former mentor and lieutenant. (March 28, 10 p.m.) "Harlots," ...

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  5. John Singleton executive produces A&E doc 'L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | UPI

    ... deep racial divide unfold." Singleton's films include Boyz n the Hood , Poetic Justice , Higher Learning , Rosewood , Shaft , 2 Fast 2 Furious and Four Brothers .

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  6. Heads up to kaiju fans: You must watch (five minutes of) Kong: Skull IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Ars Technica

    ... Jackson performance in recent memory, and this comes from a critic who has spent the past 17 years forgiving him for Shaft . (His only exception comes from an out-of-nowhere moment of Jackson-styled hilarity, and you'll know it when you see it.) ...

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  7. Samuel L. Jackson sums up his film career in 10-minute actRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Nerve News

    ... I don't see why not, Jackson replied before the duo embarked on a cinematic journey from Goodfellas, Jurassic Park, Shaft to The Incredibles, Jackie Brown and Star Wars. Switching wigs and swapping ties and jackets, Jackson and Corden began with the ...

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  8. Samuel L. Jackson re-enacted his whole film career in 11 minutes with James CordenRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Metro

    ... and a T-Rex from Jurassic Park very seriously. James and Jackson tore their way through the hits,from Jackie Brown to Shaft, with the host even donning a bald cap during XXX (as Vin Diesel) and Die Hard With A Vengeance (as Bruce Willis). Brit James ...

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  9. Watch Samuel L Jackson perform scenes from his biggest movies in 11 minutesRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | NME

    ... nature of Jackson's movies as Samuel L is seen shooting Cordon in the Jackie Brown sequence, flogging him as a part of Shaft and holding the Late Late Show hostage at gunpoint as a part of The Negotiator reenactment. Tom Hanks previously appeared on ...

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  10. Samuel L. Jackson recreates film career on 'Late Late Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | UPI

    Samuel L. Jackson paid homage to some of his most iconic roles Wednesday alongside James Corden on The Late Late Show . The pair started by acting out two scenes from Pulp Fiction before launching into renditions of Shaft , Jurassic Park , Do the Right Thing , Snakes on a Plane , Star Wars , Unbreakable and Jackson's various appearances as Nick Fury throughout the Marvel cinematic universe and more.

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  11. Watch Samuel L Jackson recreate his most famous film scenes with James CordenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... star: "Do you think you will do more Tarantino movies?" The pair also worked their way through memorable scenes from Shaft, Kingsman: The Secret Service, xXx, Die Hard With A Vengeance, A Time To Kill, Do The Right Thing and Star Wars: Episodes I ...

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  12. Samuel L Jackson Acts Out His Entire Film Career in 11 Minutes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | SFGate

    ... Travolta didn't have much to do but stand there - until the Royale With Cheese talk started in a live bonus clip. "Shaft," "Coming to America," "A Time to Kill," "Do the Right Thing," "Jurassic Park" and so, so many more movies from Jackson's ...

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  13. See Samuel L. Jackson Reenact Violent Film Career With James CordenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | RollingStone

    ... the main connecting thread of the movie parodies. When reenacting Jackie Brown , for example, Jackson shot Corden. In Shaft , Jackson flogged him repeatedly and for The Negotiator, he held Corden at gunpoint. But in a snippet from Jurassic Park , ...

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  14. Samuel L Jackson recreates famous film scenes during James Corden showRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Belfast Telegraph

    ... star: "Do you think you will do more Tarantino movies?" The pair also worked their way through memorable scenes from Shaft, Kingsman: Secret Service, xXx, Die Hard With A Vengeance, A Time To Kill, Do The Right Thing and Star Wars: Episodes I and ...

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  15. Samuel L. Jackson Acts Out His Film Career With James Corden in 10...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | ETonline

    ... out Pulp Fiction, The Hateful Eight, Jurassic Park, Unbreakable, Django Unchained, Soul Man, his Star Wars films, Shaft, Goodfellas , his Avengers films, and more. When Corden attempted to impersonate Vin Diesel in XXX, Jackson broke character, ...

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  16. How '90s Urban Flicks Paved the Way for Today's Oscar-Nominated MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Style Weekly

    ... Ron O'Neal, in which the music spoke against the drug and pimp life the flick glorified. The same is true for "Shaft," starring Richard Roundtree. The swaggering soundtrack garnered its creator, R&B legend Isaac Hayes, an Oscar, the first for a ...

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  17. News Briefs: Woody Harrelson Talks His 'Star Wars' Character Opposite Han SoloRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2017 | Fandango.com

    ... and perfect romantic relationships." Lea Seydoux is already set to star; Drake Doremus ( Equals ) will direct. [ Shaft : Tim Story ( Ride Along 2 , above) will direct a new version of Shaft . Ernest Tidyman created the private detective for a novel ...

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  18. Movie News: Woody Harrelson Talks His 'Star Wars' Character Opposite...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Movies.com

    ... romantic relationships." Lea Seydoux is already set to star; Drake Doremus ( Equals ) will direct. [ Deadline ] Shaft : Tim Story ( Ride Along 2 , above) will direct a new version of Shaft . Ernest Tidyman created the private detective for a novel ...

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  19. a Shafta remake to be directed by Tim StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    "Black-ish" creator Kenya Barris has co-written the script for the reboot, which will reportedly focus on the son of private detective John Shaft.

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  20. Tim Story to film the black private dick That's a sex machine to all the chicks! SHAFTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Ain't It Cool News

    Tim Story to film the black private dick That's a sex machine to all the chicks! SHAFT! You're damn right! Hey folks, Harry here... Well, the big news of the day is that Tim Story is set to direct a new take on SHAFT! Now, if you haven't seen the original films directed by Gordon Parks and starring the fucking phenomenal Richard Roundtree... Go educate yourself. And for good measure, also watch SUPERFLY Now sure, John Singleton did that 'continuation' with his Samuel L Jackson SHAFT not too long ago, but if you remember... that was a fairly sexless endeavour and felt like the character had been a bit emasculated.

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