American Film Institute

  • Movies

    December 26, 2012

    On the Road stars talk about their "unmakeable" movie

    Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund romanticize a simpler era of Kerouac's America

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    10 famous movie meals

    ​Dinner for Schmucks opened this week to decent reviews and big box office, and while it may not quite have the make of a classic, it did get us thinking about other movies meals--namely, the most famous film scenes in which food played a role. Here are 10 memorable food scenes from major film ... More >>

  • News

    October 10, 2007

    Reservoir Dog Days

    The True Hollywood Story of A Band Apart Co-Founder Michael Bodnarchek

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2007

    6/12 Morning Communiqué

    The recent Dutch smoking ban will affect the coffee shops, authorities in India are investigating reports of "bigfoot"-type hairy giants, W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2005

    12/13: Morning Communique

    South Park gets in trouble with Catholics, AFI's top movies of the year, latte art, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2005

    Dumbest AFI list ever

    The American Film Institute has released its list of the 100 all-time most memorable lines of movie dialogue. Along with the predictable ones from Gone With the Wind, Wizard of Oz, and Casablanca--six entries!--it contains such unforgettable utterances as "Is it safe?", "My precious," and "Snap ou ... More >>

  • Movies

    September 3, 2003

    Bidding Adu

    Twin Cities filmmaker Ayesha Adu does dogme without didacticism

  • Books

    January 17, 2001

    Army of One

    With Movie Wars, film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum positions himself as the last line of defense against Hollywood tyranny

  • Movies

    January 20, 1999

    Turn of the Screwball

    The democratic comedies of Preston Sturges give uncommon words to the common man

  • News

    December 16, 1998

    Freeze Frame

    Forget Fargo and A Simple Plan: A quarter-century ago, The Heartbreak Kid had Minnesota down cold

  • Arts

    November 4, 1998
  • Feature

    November 1, 1998

    Timeless Films

    Make time to check them out

  • Movies

    August 12, 1998
  • Movies

    June 24, 1998
  • Feature

    January 28, 1998

    Paving The Road

    It Only Takes a Spark:Former- Minneapolitan-turned-director Garret Williams.

  • Movies

    September 3, 1997

    Sir Duke

    Affirmative Action: Director Bill Duke on the set of Hoodlum.