Scorsese to be honored by British film academy

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2008 file photo, director Martin Scorsese arrives at "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Cure Parkinson's" the Michael J Fox Foundation benefit gala in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)

January 4, 2012 7:35:10 AM PST
Britain's film academy is honoring Martin Scorsese for his "outstanding and exceptional" contribution to cinema.