21 February 2013 2:55 AM, PST | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Now that we're just days away from the Oscars, more and more people are coming forward with their opinions of which movie should win and which shouldn't have been nominated at all. Today, we have a few words from basketball legend/actor Kareem Abdul Jabbar (Airplane, Game of Death), who is a huge film fan. "Should 'Django Unchained' have been nominated by the Academy for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay Oscars? No," he said. "Not unless the Academy starts new categories such as Most Entertaining Movie or Best Kick-Ass Movie. Until then, the Academy members have a responsibility to promote films that demonstrate the highest quality on both a technical and literary level." Jabbar went on to say that other forms of art, like books and theater, do a better job of choosing winners. "The Pulitzer Prize people take it so seriously that last year they didn't »

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