August 4, 2020
SUNSET BLVD. is celebrating its 70th anniversary this month! The quintessential LA film noir is ranked #16 on AFI’s list of the 100 greatest movies of all time. AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Billy Wilder directed the movie, and Gloria Swanson’s iconic lines “All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up” and “I am big! It’s the pictures that got small” are ranked #7 and #24 on AFI’s list of the great movie quotes in cinematic history.