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Samuel L. Jackson Slammed for Humiliating Critic Who Gave a Bad Review for $1.51B Avengers Movie: “They aren’t going to fire his jaundiced a**”

Samuel L. Jackson Slammed for Humiliating Critic Who Gave a Bad Review for $1.51B Avengers Movie: "They aren't going to fire his jaundiced a**"

Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury has been the driving force of The Avengers for a while now. Starting up the Avengers initiative and bringing together a group of heroes to save the world, the first Avengers movie started an era of breathtaking crossovers. However, critics try their best to flesh out every aspect of a movie. The good, bad, and ugly, every single area is focused on when professional critics get to the job. 

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Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury

Although not every review of a famous movie would be positive, not every review would be negative either. Jackson responded to some reviews in perhaps the worst way possible. While some actors would take it to be constructive criticism or just a matter of opinion, that was not going to stop the actor.

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Samuel L. Jackson Responded To Negative Criticism For The Avengers

The Avengers was a movie loved by fans and critics alike. However, the superhero genre is not everyone, and that is okay because not everyone is supposed to like every genre. People are entitled to their own opinions and that allows them to express themselves fully. A New York Times film critic did the same by giving out a review that was not as positive as the people involved in the movie would have liked.

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Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury

“It is not as if the number of movies featuring troubled guys wearing costumes and fighting evil has diminished since then. Quite the contrary. But, the genre, though it is still in a period of commercial ascendancy, has also entered a phase of imaginative decadence.”

Although for the most part, there were only praises for the movie, AO Scott focused on the not-so-impressive factors of the movie as well. He looked at many aspects that did not sit well with him and pointed them all out. That was not the thing that offended Samuel L. Jackson. It was the fact that Scott singled him out that made him respond to the critic.

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Samuel L. Jackson Got A Lot Of Backlash For His Response

Samuel L. Jackson’s response got a lot of attention purely because of how absurd it was. He remarked at how perhaps Scott was to get a new job and asked for the fans to help him get one. AO Scott commented on how Jackson was not ideal as a mission commander at all.

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Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury

“That is My Opinion! & what’s irrational about it? They aren’t going to fire his jaundiced a** and You & I Know It!”

This got him a lot of backlash and fans were not happy with the pettiness that the actor had shown. They kept pointing out how the actor was getting ruder and ruder to a person who was simply stating his opinion. Furthermore, Jackson was even undermining his ability as a movie critic, stating that he was not doing his job properly.

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Written by Adya Godboley

An avid writer fluent in everything Marvel, Adya Godboley is a content writer for FandomWire for more than seven months. She is currently doing her Bachelor of Arts in English. Adya has done over 500 articles on various topics all expressing her passion and love for anything pop culture.