AFI MOVIES OF THE YEAR

12 YEARS A SLAVE AMERICAN HUSTLE CAPTAIN PHILLIPS FRUITVALE STATION GRAVITY HER INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS NEBRASKA SAVING MR. BANKS THE WOLF OF WALL STREET AFI TV PROGRAMS OF THE YEAR THE AMERICANS BREAKING BAD GAME OF THRONES THE GOOD WIFE HOUSE OF CARDS MAD MEN MASTERS OF SEX ORANGE...
Posted On 09 Dec 2013

AFI Top Ten Films TBA, A Preview

The American Film Institute will be putting out its top ten list today.  They are far more industry leaning than many of the critics awards we’ve seen fly by so far. And they have a strong matching record with AMPAS, at least in the last three years.  They will announce...
Posted On 09 Dec 2013

AFI Movie of the Year Citations

One of the highlights of the annual awards pageant, for me, are the nicely-worded tributes written for the American Film Institute’s 10 Movies of the Year. The citations read yesterday are no exception. AFI MOVIES OF THE YEAR ARGO cracks the code between fiction and truth –...
Posted On 12 Jan 2013

AFI Lists Top Ten Films of 2012

I pilfered this list from Deadline before the press release came: AFI MOVIES OF THE YEAR ARGO BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD THE DARK KNIGHT RISES <—–!!!!! DJANGO UNCHAINED LES MISÉRABLES LIFE OF PI LINCOLN MOONRISE KINGDOM SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK ZERO DARK THIRTY...
Posted On 10 Dec 2012

AFI Preview

Tomorrow morning the AFI announces their top ten American films of the year. There are two big precursors right now that can give you a pretty good idea of how Best Picture might go and they’re all announcing at once. Tomorrow, the American Film Institute puts out its top...
Posted On 09 Dec 2012

OscarWatch – AFI Preview

On Sunday the American Film Institute will announce its awards. They have been giving out a top ten since the first year I began Oscarwatch.com, now renamed Awardsdaily.com. That is significant to me because I know how each Oscar year went down, starting all the way back with...
Posted On 08 Dec 2011

AFI Awards 2010: Announcing The Honorees

The AFI puts together these tribute videos each year to illustrate their honorees (announced yesterday). depending on your attitude, it’s either superfluous or quite nice. Since I’m featuring the clip, you know how I feel about it. Now’s a good time to mention...
Posted On 13 Dec 2010

AFI Top Ten Films of 2010

Courtesy of Steve Pond and The Wrap: No big surprises. BLACK SWAN THE FIGHTER INCEPTION THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT 127 HOURS THE SOCIAL NETWORK THE TOWN TOY STORY 3 TRUE GRIT WINTER’S BONE
Posted On 12 Dec 2010

AFI Tribute Video

This video is especially cool if you can find a Roman child wearing a little toga to sit on your shoulders and throw handfuls of rose petals in the air as the Emperor enters the gates of the city.
Posted On 14 Dec 2009

AFI Top Ten Films

Thanks to Jack for sending these: THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON THE DARK KNIGHT FROST/NIXON FROZEN RIVER GRAN TORINO IRON MAN MILK WALL*E WENDY AND LUCY THE WRESTLER