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AFI Movie Club: LOVE ACTUALLY

Set in the days leading up to Christmas and featuring interlocking love stories, LOVE ACTUALLY stars Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Keira Knightley and Alan Rickman, among others in Richard Curtis’ witty and charming treatise on love in all its shape and forms.  MOVIE TRIVIA DID YOU KNOW? LOVE ACTUALLY marks the directorial debut of Richard Curtis. Prior to helming this film, he was predominantly known as the writer of...

AFI Movie Club: DIE HARD

In 1988, director and AFI Conservatory alum John McTiernan (AFI Class of 1975) gave movie lovers a thrilling holiday gift with the high-octane, enduring Christmas classic, DIE HARD, starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman.   Watch director John McTiernan discuss making DIE HARD in this exclusive conversation with AFI. MOVIE TRIVIA DID YOU KNOW? Hans Gruber was named by AFI as one the greatest villains in cinematic history – played with unforgettable charm and...

AFI Movie Club: HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE

A magician in his own right, AFI Life Achievement Award recipient John Williams brought the magic of his music to another iconic franchise in helping to tell the epic story of Harry Potter – beginning with HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE. The entire eight-film saga was honored with an AFI SPECIAL AWARD in 2011….
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