Roger Corman is set to receive a honorary Oscar for his lifetime achievements in the motion picture industry. Corman, whose credits include Masque of the Red Death (a personal favorite of mine), House of Usher and Little Shop of Horrors and so many other great genre films, also gave a start to some of many of film's biggest names (Jack Nicholson and Francis Ford Coppola come to mind right away).
The snobs that run the Oscars have overlooked film makers who make horror and sci-fi, but they couldn't deny the impact Corman has made in the industry. If anyone deserves it, it's him.
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