Roger Corman to Receive Honorary Oscar

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  1. Spit

    Spit Active Member

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    http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2009/11/11/b-movie-king-roger-corman-receive-honorary-oscar/?test=faces

    Congratz, Mr. Corman :)
     
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    Uhmmm....cool.

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  3. Harry Warden

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    Good for Roger - The recognition is well deserved.
     
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    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    It's about time!!!
     
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    awesome
     
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    Well deserved.
     
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    Holy shit this never happens. I have a reason to watch the Oscars this year, if they actually broadcast him getting the award.
     
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    Long overdue,sadly he and the other honorary winners (including Lauren Bacall) will have their awards presented at a seperate ceremony prior to the Oscars.The Academy claims this is a way of streamlining the telecast,if anything we'll likely just see clips.Guess they don't wanna "waste time" on some old veterans that the younger crowd might not know.I find this attitude rather callous,it's distrespectful of the winners and it suggests that the Academy feels that the average viewer is too stupid to know who these long deserving winners are.
     
  9. wago70

    wago70 Surviving on nostalgia

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    That's awesome - he's one of my all time favorites.
     
  10. MorallySound

    MorallySound Mad Mutilator

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    Well deserved.
     
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    Awesome news that Corman is finally being honored with an Oscar. Well deserved! Thumbs down however on the honorary awards getting distributed at a separate ceremony prior to the Oscars. Guess I won't be tuning in after all.
     
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    Myron Breck Boom Shanka

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    My sentiments exactly.
     
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    Nice to see the man get some respect. Granted, I certainly hope they acknowledge his own talent and contributions to American film and don't just pat him on the back for giving so many other "geniuses" their first jobs.
     
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    Although Im not the biggest Corman fan on the planet, I have to admit this is long over due. Congratulations Roger!!!
     

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