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AFI Movie Club: STAND BY ME

The story of four boys setting off to see a dead body, STAND BY ME is adapted from a nostalgic novella by acclaimed horror icon Stephen King – and directed by Rob Reiner, who discussed his creative process alongside editor Robert Leighton before the Fellows of the AFI Conservatory as part of AFI’S MASTERCLASS: THE ART OF COLLABORATION. ...

AFI Movie Club: MISERY

The character of Annie Wilkes in MISERY – chillingly portrayed by Kathy Bates in her Academy Award®-winning performance – is recognized by AFI as one of the great villains in cinematic history. Click Here to Find Out How to Watch MISERY Now MISERY – Reelgood Watch Rosalind Chao announce MISERY: Movie Trivia about TODAY’S FILM…

AFI Movie Club: THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION

Ranked #72 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary edition list of the greatest American films, THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION stars Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, the 39th recipient of the annual AFI Life Achievement Award. Watch Hanelle Culpepper announce the film: Movie Trivia about TODAY’S FILM -DID YOU KNOW that THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION was…

Watch: IT Director Andy Muschietti on Creating the Film’s Monster

This past month, filmmaker Andy Muschietti (MAMA) came to the AFI campus to present and discuss his new film IT with AFI Conservatory Fellows. Based on the Stephen King bestseller, the film follows a ragtag group of misfits determined to take down a manifestation of evil known as Pennywise, an evil clown that feeds on…
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