American Film Institute

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Name: American Film Institute
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Lights out for your boss

What do the D.C. area's large and growing deer herds have in common with the area's federal political appointees? At least two things come to mind: Many biologists and most political scientists agree there are more, of both, than in the days of George ... [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Studio Backlot Tour has closed

Studios Backlot Tour at Disney's Hollywood Studios has closed. Its last day of operation was September 27, 2014. It is the second attraction to close at the park in less than a month. The Backlot Tour joins the American Idol Experience, which held its ... [Published - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

How Films’ Most Iconic Lines Come About

Sometimes, there’s no telling what makes a movie line resonate, but sometimes the writers know exactly what they’re doing.Sometimes a great movie line has the impact of a slap in the face. That’s the case with a moment in “The Drop,” the new crime flick ... [Published Daily Beast - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Black List Names Six Fellows To Screenwriters Lab

The Black List announced Friday the six writers named to the online group’s second annual Black List Lab, which will send them to Vegas to work on their respective projects. Hosted by Zappos CEO Tony Hseih’s Las Vegas Downtown Project, the lab will gather ... [Published - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Top 5 college films

By Diamond GreggLayout Editor1. The GraduateFor the intellectual, consider the classic 1967 film "The Graduate" starring Dustin Hoffman. "The Graduate" proved its worth by earning several awards, including one from the American Film Institute as one of ... [Published - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Jessica Chastain & Oscar Isaac Will Open AFI Fest With Oscar Hopeful ‘A Most Violent Year’

The last major film festival of the fall season announced its highly anticipated opening night film this morning, and it is J.C. Chandor ’s A Most Violent Year . That’s   a bit of a surprise for the AFI Fest 2014 Presented By Audi, as it comes from upstart ... [Published - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Tale Behind the “Greatest Love Story” Ever Told is Coming to Print

Time announced it in 2013 as “the best news you’ll read all day.” It still is.The tale behind the “greatest love story” ever told, of a rhyming giant kind and fencing Spaniard bold, of Westley, handsome farm boy, and Buttercup, a beauty coy — is coming ... [Published Media Bistro - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

AFI Awards Sets Announcement Date

The American Film Institute will announce its choices for the ten best film and ten best television achievements of the year on Dec. 8, the organization announced today.The honorees will be recognized at an invitation-only luncheon on Jan. 9.The deadline ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

AFI honors Sophia Loren

AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi, a program of the American Film Institute, today announced it will honor Sophia Loren with a special Tribute on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. AFI FEST, the 8-day film festival, will take place November 6 through 13 in Hollywood. ... [Published - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Godfather

02:12 AMBy:  Henrylito D. Tacio“WHEN some children were brought to Him so that He might lay His hands on them and pray; and the disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said, ‘Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for thekingdom of ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Barbra Streisand to appear on 'The Tonight Show' Monday

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Barbra Streisand has been booked as the only guest on Monday's edition of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in New York, NBC announced Thursday.This will mark Streisand's first U.S. late-night talk show guest appearance ... [Published UPI - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

"Gone with the Wind" Returning to Theaters Ahead of Home Video Release for 75th Anniversary

If you were there when opened in theaters in 1939, you have a chance to relive that experience in a few weeks when comes to select theaters around the country. If you have never seen this classic movie on the big screen, this is your opportunity to enjoy ... [Published Big - Sep 03 2014]


...She said "this is the time when we start seeing turnover happen — it's always at the beginning and the end of administrations that you get the lights are on and no one is home' issue in political slots." She's been through a number of transitions and seen their impact on both political and career employees...
...Uzielli watched her, distraught and without resources, meet the challenge. "She was at a loss as to what to do," Uzielli said. "Today, she has recently retired after 25 years as chairman of the National Center for Learning Disabilities and is about to publish her fourth book on the subject. How she overcame the challenges that life gave her taught me a lot about how to be a good father and how to always be ready for what the world throws at you."
One band member said afterwards, "This was amazing. We don't get to jam too often with other bands and to play with such amazing singers--all in one night. Throw in a movie and dinner and a great cause; it was awesome!"
"I'm glad we came today because we're going to come next week and it won't be here" she said

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Lights out for your boss [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - 12 hours ago]
The Great Race restoration is – GREAT! [Published - 17 hours ago]
Alessandro Uzielli is a driving force in Ford's... [Published - Sep 30 2014]
Studio Backlot Tour has closed [Published - Sep 29 2014]
Gone With the Wind and Its Pernicious Place in ... [Published The Root - Sep 28 2014]
Does Denzel score with The Equalizer? [Published Sunday Post - Sep 28 2014]
Just for laughs [Published The Hindu - Sep 27 2014]
How Films’ Most Iconic Lines Come About [Published Daily Beast - Sep 27 2014]
Black List Names Six Fellows To Screenwriters Lab [Published - Sep 26 2014]
The 10 best quotable films [Published - Sep 26 2014]
Top 5 college films [Published - Sep 26 2014]
For Kids, Many Voices Become One at "Twenty Fee... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 26 2014]
Disney's Studio Backlot Tour turning out the li... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Sep 25 2014]
Oscar Isaac enjoyed a dangerous Greek holiday f... [Published Daily Breeze - Sep 24 2014]
Jessica Chastain & Oscar Isaac Will Open AFI Fe... [Published - Sep 24 2014]
Jessica Chastain, Oscar Isaac Film ‘A Most Viol... [Published The Wrap - Sep 24 2014]
The Lion King musical creates box office history [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 23 2014]
The Tale Behind the “Greatest Love Story” Ever ... [Published Media Bistro - Sep 22 2014]
Hollywood Bombshell: Sexy Sophia Loren Turns 80 [Published Yahoo! Celebrity - Sep 20 2014]
BAFTA Announces 2014 Animation Scholarships [Published Animation World Network - Sep 19 2014]
The Epic Influence of David Lynch's Eraserhead ... [Published Esquire - Sep 18 2014]
AT&T's Lori Lee Recognized As One Of The 50 Mos... [Published Stockwatch - Sep 18 2014]
Elle Fanning The Boxtrolls [Published - Sep 17 2014]
Jack Huston lands title role in 'Ben-Hur' remake [Published Shreveport Times - Sep 17 2014]
AFI Awards Sets Announcement Date [Published Hollywood Reporter - Sep 16 2014]
AFI honors Sophia Loren [Published - Sep 16 2014]
The Godfather [Published The Daily Guardian - Sep 15 2014]
Asbury PR Agency and Bridge Strategic Communica... [Published Creative Cow - Sep 15 2014]
How David Lynch’s low-budget ‘Eraserhead’ creat... [Published New York Post - Sep 15 2014]
Seminary events: Getting to know you, and vice ... [Published Angelus The Tidings Online - Sep 12 2014]
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Who Was Lauren Bacall? 5 Things to Know [Published - Aug 13 2014]
Lauren Bacall, one of Hollywood’s most legendary leading ladies, died Tuesday at age 89 . For those unfamiliar with the award-winning actress or her decades-spanning career, here is a quick crash course: She got her start as a model : Before she made ...
Lauren Bacall dead at 89: Screen legend passes ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 13 2014]
NEW YORK — Lauren Bacall, the slinky, sultry-voiced actress who created on-screen magic with Humphrey Bogart in To Have and Have Not and The Big Sleep and off-screen magic in one of Hollywood’s most storied marriages, died Tuesday at age 89. Bacall, ...
6 Roles to Remember the Bright Side of Robin Wi... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 12 2014]
The world has been left stunned by news of the loss of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams. Throughout his long career, Williams proved his versatility as a performer again and again in a wide range of diverse roles that crossed all kinds of genres. ...
Versatile Actors Chosen For Spielberg’s Cold Wa... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 22 2014]
Dave Kotinsky / Getty Images Steven Spielberg has done some major casting work for his new Cold War movie, confirming that Amy Ryan will play Tom Hanks’s wife in the film while Alan Alda, Billy Magnussen, and Eve Hewson are also in talks to star alongside ...
What’s Wrong With Hollywood’s List of Its Own G... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 03 2014]
The Hollywood Reporter recently compiled a list of Hollywood’s 100 favorite movies by asking members of the entertainment industry, including actors, directors, agents, screenwriters, and other members of the entertainment industry what they think ...
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Jane Fonda honored by acting peers [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Jun 06 2014]

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Bloomberg Names Joshua Topolsky Editor – Bloomb... [Published Bloomberg Press Releases - Jul 25 2014]
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