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Gaslight Film Still - Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer

AFI Movie Club: GASLIGHT

From director George Cukor, GASLIGHT (1944) tells the story of a woman whose husband makes her question her sanity in an attempt to steal from her – and the film’s title has since been culturally adopted as a term to describe the malicious act of making someone question their own reality. The film was celebrated...

AFI Movie Club Rewind: CITIZEN KANE

As CITIZEN KANE celebrates its 80th anniversary, AFI is partnering with Fathom Events, TCM and WB to bring this all-time classic back to theaters for the first time in decades. LEARN MORE   CITIZEN KANE is ranked #1 on both AFI’s original and 10th anniversary lists of the greatest American movies ever made. The pivotal opening line of...
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte Film Still - Bette Davis

AFI Movie Club: HUSH…HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE

Featuring an all-star cast of Hollywood legends that includes Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead and Mary Astor (in her final screen role), director Robert Aldrich’s HUSH…HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE is headlined by the incomparable Bette Davis, who was recognized with an AFI Life Achievement Award in 1977.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream HUSH...HUSH, SWEET...

AFI Movie Club: THE THIRD MAN

THE THIRD MAN appears at #57 on AFI’s original list of the greatest American films – and subsequently at #75 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list. The character of Harry Lime – played by AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Orson Welles – shows up at #37 on AFI’s list of the greatest screen villains.  Watch Kenneth Branagh…
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