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AFI Movie Club: THE ONE AND ONLY

Directed by the legendary Carl Reiner and written by Academy Award® nominee Steve Gordon, THE ONE AND ONLY stars Henry Winkler as an egotistical actor hoping to make it big, and he does – in professional wrestling. Watch Sarah Silverman announce the film: Movie Trivia about THE ONE AND ONLY -DID YOU KNOW that the…

AFI Movie Club: THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES

Watch today’s film on TCM tonight at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. CT. AFI Life Achievement Award recipient William Wyler helmed THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES – deemed not only one of the greatest American films by AFI but also one of the art form’s most inspiring stories. Movie Trivia…

AFI Movie Club: TITANIC

TITANIC was named by AFI as one of the greatest American films – as well as one of the most enduring love stories and heart-pounding cinematic thrills. “My Heart Will Go On” is ranked at #14 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Songs list, and Jack’s triumphant declaration – “I’m the King of the World!” – appears on…

AFI Movie Club: SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN danced its way onto a number of AFI’s lists of the greatest films of all time – and was named the #1 movie musical in cinematic history! AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Gene Kelly helped make SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN the classic it is still today by not only singing and dancing but also…

AFI Movie Club: ROCKY

ROCKY is ranked on both AFI’s original and 10th anniversary lists of the greatest American films of all time! Rocky Balboa punches his way to #7 in the pantheon of AFI’s greatest screen heroes, and the film lands at #4 as one of the most inspiring movies ever. And the ROCKY theme song – “Gonna Fly…

AFI Movie Club: REDS

REDS appears on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Passions list of the greatest love stories of all time and was also included on AFI’s 10 TOP 10 list of the greatest epic films of all time in 2008. The film features the star power of three AFI Life Achievement Award recipients – Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton and…

AFI Movie Club: SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE

SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE was included on AFI’s lists of both cinema’s great love stories and its great romantic comedies – and it also stars AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Tom Hanks!  Watch Lena Dunham announce the film:     Movie Trivia about SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE –DID YOU KNOW Nora Ephron was initially interested in SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE as…

AFI Movie Club: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

AFI recognized STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON with a 2015 AFI AWARD – selecting it as culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image. The film’s cinematographer Matthew Libatique is also a graduate of the AFI Conservatory.    Movie Trivia about STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON –DID YOU KNOW O’Shea…

AFI Movie Club: NORTH BY NORTHWEST

In addition to ranking among the greatest American films of all time – on both the original list and the 10th Anniversary edition – NORTH BY NORTHWEST appears at #4 on AFI’s list of the art form’s greatest thrills. NORTH BY NORTHWEST comes from the master of suspense, AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Alfred Hitchcock (1979).     Movie Trivia about NORTH…

AFI Movie Club: STAGECOACH

STAGECOACH is ranked #63 on AFI’s original list of the greatest American films of all time! John Wayne was named one of the greatest screen legends by AFI, and director John Ford was the recipient of the inaugural AFI Life Achievement Award in 1973. Watch Vince Gilligan announce the film:     Movie Trivia about…

AFI Movie Club: DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS

DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS stars two-time Academy Award®-winning actor Denzel Washington, who was honored with the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award. The film was directed by AFI Conservatory alum Carl Franklin (Class of 1986). Watch Issa Rae announce the film:   Movie Trivia about DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS –DID YOU KNOW that DEVIL…

AFI Movie Club: SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS

SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS is ranked #61 on AFI 10th Anniversary list of the greatest movies of all time. The Preston Sturges’ comedy also appears at #39 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Laughs list and at #25 on AFI’s list of the most inspiring films ever.    Watch Lesli Linka Glatter announce the film:   Movie Trivia about…
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