Spike Lee in his customized Air Jordans took the state at the Governors Awards to receive his honorary Oscar, presented by Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson and Wesley Snipes. Lee’s masterpiece Do the Right Thing was overlooked by the Academy. They gave him an Oscar to honor his place in the industry now, but more for being such a brave pioneer way back when. Here are the videos, after the jump:
The Gena Rowlands honor:
And Meryl Streep honors Debbie Reynolds, who was unable to attend.