The Internet Is Loving Samuel L. Jackson’s New Netflix Movie

The Internet Is Loving Samuel L. Jackson’s New Netflix Movie

Samuel L. Jackson’s latest movie is going down a storm online. 2020 has often been described as a Black Mirror episode come to life, and while Netflix didn’t offer up a new episode of the sci-fi anthology show, creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones did produce Death to 2020, a tongue-in-cheek mockumentary that looks back at the apocalyptic events of the past year. The 70-minute special features a range of famous faces, including the MCU star.

Jackson plays a New York journalist in the Laurence Fishburne-narrated dark comedy,. Other major names who appear alongside him in other talking head segments include Hugh Grant as an eccentric historian, Lisa Kudrow as a conservative spokeswoman, Leslie Jones as an anti-social behavior psychologist, Joe Keery as a YouTube personality and Cristin Milioti as a stereotypical “Karen”.

Critics have been pretty stuffy about it, but Twitter users have been loving Death to 2020 since it dropped on the streaming giant on December 27th. Here’s just a flavor of the praise going around on social media.

The most hilarious thing 2020’s given us.

Jackson’s segments definitely didn’t hold back.


Milioti was terrific, too.

Not to mention Kudrow.

And Hugh Grant, with his Game of Thrones gags.

“Sheer brilliance”.


The credits found time to squeeze in an extra slice of Jackson. And he’s never been so relatable.

Samuel L. Jackson Death to 2020

2020 was a slim year for new releases for the star, but that’s not the case this year coming. Samuel L. Jackson has got three major movies due in 2021 – crime thriller The Asset co-starring Michael Keaton and Maggie q, flashy Saw reboot Spiral and The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, the sequel to the 2017 action-comedy also featuring Ryan Reynolds and Salma Hayek. He’s also due to reprise Nick Fury in Marvel’s Secret Invasion TV series, which is in development.

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Have you caught Death to 2020 on Netflix yet? Did you enjoy it? Share your reactions in the comments.


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