The AFI Top 100 Films: It’s a Wonderful Life (#11)

It's a Wonderful Life (1946) Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore Written by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra (screenplay) and Philip Van Doren Stern (story) Directed by Frank Capra Part of what makes It's a Wonderful Life such an indelible movie is its inextricable tie to Christmas and the mood we all … Continue reading The AFI Top 100 Films: It’s a Wonderful Life (#11)

The AFI Top 100 Films: The African Queen (#17)

The African Queen (1957) Starring Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn Written by James Agee & John Huston (screenplay) and C.S. Forester (novel) Directed by John Huston There's really nothing else quite like The African Queen. Set (and filmed!) in Africa, it tells the story of a missionary's sister Rose Sayer (Hepburn) fleeing the region after … Continue reading The AFI Top 100 Films: The African Queen (#17)

The AFI Top 100 Films: The Grapes of Wrath (#21)

The Grapes of Wrath (1940) Starring Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell and John Carradine Written by Nunnally Johnson (screenplay) and John Steinbeck (novel) Directed by John Ford One of the things that's slowly and steadily been removed from our cultural identity is a sense of place. The world has gotten smaller and borders have become a … Continue reading The AFI Top 100 Films: The Grapes of Wrath (#21)