The Academy Awards or Oscar’s as many refer to them is an annual award ceremony that celebrates the finest and the best actors and films in entertainment. The Academy Award for film is what the Emmys are for TV, the Grammys for music, the ESPYs for sports and the Tony’s for Broadway. To be nominated (let alone win) is a major and prestigious accomplishment.
In 2016, during the 88th annual ceremony, famed and controversial director, Spike Lee will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Lee has an impressive career that spans over the course of two decades and has brought us some amazing films, that many of us now as adults still watch. To date, Spike Lee has starred in and directed over 50 films.
Of those 50 films, Spike Lee has directed, they have not only entertained us, but they have shaped a generation. With lessons in family, racism, love and more they are films of quality, that make us want to watch them over and over again, like it’s our first time watching it.