African-Americans Snubbed by Oscars

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Samuel L. Jackson: Jungle Fever, Pulp Fiction

Many critics described Jungle Fever, Spike Lee’s exploration of interracial relationships, as extremely uneven. What shined on a stellar level was Samuel L. Jackson’s crack-addicted portrayal of Gator. A tragicomic portrayal of anguish, Jackson cinematically channeled a drug abuser perfectly.

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