There’s a lot to like about Avengers: Age of Ultron, but the coolest thing about it is the way it reclaims the comic book part of the phrase “comic-book movie.” Rather than using these characters to do something “edgy” or “adult” or “important,” or sanding down their quirkier edges to appeal to as broad and mainstream an audience as possible, Age of Ultron doubles down on its source material’s geeky origins.
Not too long ago, Samuel L. Jackson was featured in an ad endorsing President Barack Obama called "Wake The ____ Up"! In that ad, it was more about how everyone had gotten energized about the thought of change in the country and reminded those who were so supportive to get out and do the same thing this time around.
When it comes to the box office, the number one actor of all-time is none other than Samuel L. Jackson. And this isn’t just a guesstimate, it’s an actual record recognized by The Guinness Book of World Records. Jackson’s movies have made $7.2 billion.
Though it was once derided as a platform for oversharing geeks, Twitter‘s become so big amongst celebrities, we find ourselves surprised when a boldface name doesn’t have a corresponding Twitter handle. Be-Kangol’d movie star Samuel L. Jackson is the latest celeb to join the social network, and signed up with a little help from prolific tweeter Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday’s ‘Late Night.’
Having trouble putting your kids to bed at night? Samuel L. Jackson is here to help.
The Oscar-nominated actor, who has starred in everything from ‘Pulp Fiction’ to ‘Snakes on a Plane,’ has recorded an audio version of the profanity-filled children’s book, ‘Go the F*** to Sleep,’ which you can download for free on Amazon.