stanley kubrick – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club: THE SHINING

THE SHINING features the talents of Shelley Duvall and AFI Life Achievement Award winner Jack Nicholson and appears on three of the American Film Institute’s lists, including recognition of Nicholson’s terrifying Jack Torrance as one of the screen’s greatest villains.  Click Here to Find Out How to Watch THE SHINING Now THE SHINING – Reelgood Watch Freida…

AFI Movie Club: SPARTACUS

AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Kirk Douglas helped lead SPARTACUS to recognition on several of AFI’s lists of the greatest films of all time – including a ranking at #5 of the greatest epics in cinematic history. Watch Michael and Cameron Douglas announce the film: Movie Trivia about SPARTACUS -DID YOU KNOW that screenwriter Dalton…

AFI Movie Club: DR. STRANGELOVE

STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB appears on several of AFI’s lists of the greatest American films – including #3 on the AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 LAUGHS! Watch Robert De Niro announce the film:   Movie Trivia about DR. STRANGELOVE: –DID YOU KNOW Peter Sellers was originally signed on to play…

Isaac Asimov on Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY first premiered in the U.S. on April 2, 1968. As the visual masterpiece turns 48 this week, read an essay penned by science writer Isaac Asimov about the film for a 1977 issue of American Film. Science fiction, at least in the world of film, had, ever since the ’30s,…

Meet Bill Gold: The Man Behind the Most Iconic Movie Posters Ever

Have a favorite vintage movie poster? Chances are, it was probably designed by Bill Gold, one of the most prolific designers ever to work in movies. Gaining early prestige working on CASABLANCA for Warner Bros., his legacy of posters spans from Hollywood’s Golden Age through New Hollywood, including a close and enduring collaboration with director Clint Eastwood. AFI…
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