‘To every person who has ever bought a movie ticket, thank you’
Oscars weekend kicks off with honours for Samuel L Jackson, Danny Glover, Elaine May and Liv Ullmann
Hollywood ushered in the Academy Awards weekend by bestowing honorary Oscars to Samuel L Jackson and other movie industry veterans for their decades of film and humanitarian work.
Jackson was among the recipients of the annual Governors Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Actor Denzel Washington introduced Jackson at Friday’s event by noting he has appeared in 152 films that have grossed more than $27bn (about R394bn) at movie box offices over five decades...