12 YEARS A SLAVE
INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS
SAVING MR. BANKS
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
AFI TV PROGRAMS OF THE YEAR
GAME OF THRONES
THE GOOD WIFE
HOUSE OF CARDS
MASTERS OF SEX
ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
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 this morning some time. My predictions after the jump.
Last year’s top ten, Oscar nominees...
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 – and uses both to deliver a rousing Hollywood adventure through a harrowing time in history....
I pilfered this list from Deadline before the press release came:
AFI MOVIES OF THE YEAR
BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES <—–!!!!!
LIFE OF PI
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
ZERO DARK THIRTY
Marking the thirteenth chapter in the American Film Institute’s 21st century almanac, AFI...
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 ten nominees for best films of 2011.
Since 2012 has been a better year for American studio films,...
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 Gladiator beating Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. It’s easy to see what a stellar year...
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 the AFI’s selections for the 10 Television Programs of the Year:
THE BIG C
Courtesy of Steve Pond and The Wrap:
No big surprises.
THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT
THE SOCIAL NETWORK
TOY STORY 3
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.
Thanks to Jack for sending these:
THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
THE DARK KNIGHT
WENDY AND LUCY