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The New American Film™ Is Here

You might have noticed that things look a little different around here. Because, well, they are. Welcome to the new and improved American Film™. This new format isn’t a remake, spin-off or even a sequel. Think of it as a reboot. First, the things that won’t change: We’ll continue to post quality content about movies…

The AFI Interview: WILD Director Jean-Marc Vallée

Over the course of the last 20 years, Canadian filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée has helmed over a dozen acclaimed films – both features and shorts. Last year, he directed two actors (Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto) to Academy Award-winning performances in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB. His newest film is WILD which is based on the powerful true story of…

Richard Donner Reveals The Movie Magic In SUPERMAN

Richard Donner’s SUPERMAN (1978) — the movie that first legitimized the superhero genre for mainstream audiences and foreshadowed the contemporary age of the comic book blockbuster — took its subject seriously and made audiences believe that a man could fly – no small leap, given the effects of the period. It was a cinematic flight…

Sophia Loren: By The Numbers

We’re very excited about this month’s special Tribute to Sophia Loren at AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi. We’ll celebrate the life and career of the movie icon, one of the greatest screen legends of all time. Just ahead of the Tribute, we’ve put together this brief visual overview of the life and career of the multi-talented actress. Enjoy.

Get Easy Access to AFI FEST 2014

Love AFI FEST presented by Audi? You might want to consider the Cinepass Express for priority admission For the sixth consecutive year, AFI FEST continues to offer free tickets for screenings — unprecedented in the film festival world. But there’s another great option for the savvy AFI FEST attendee who wants to enjoy even easier…
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