Film Academy Touches The Bases With Governors Awards, But Stops Short Of A Home Run

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While it touched all the bases—celebrity, diversity, independence, global reach—the
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences seemed not quite to hit a home run with its latest round of Governors Awards, announced early Wednesday afternoon. This year, honorary Oscars, to be presented at a dinner on November 11, will go to independent filmmaker Charles Burnett (Killer Of Sheep), cinematographer Owen Roizman (The French Connection), actor Donald Sutherland (Klute) and…