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AFI Top 100 Films Facts and Trivia

Recently, they had a Final Jeopardy question and the category title was “The AFI’s 100 Greatest Films” when a much better title would have been just “1940s Film Favorites”. (If...

AFI Top 100 Films by Year

This is the AFI Top 100 Films by year, not rank, based upon the AFI’s 2007 update which eliminated a number of films from the original 1998 list. Years with...

Bela Lugosi and Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek often imitates Bela Lugosi’s Dracula on Jeopardy. He even used a Lugosi voice to say both Frankenstein and Dracula on the December 8th show, when they came up...

TCM Auction includes Cowardly Lion Costume

… and the original piano from Casablanca that Sam played “As Time Goes By” on. These are just two highlights of the classic movie memorabilia Bonhams is auctioning off at...

The Hurt Locker: 2009 Best Picture

“The Hurt Locker” won 6 Oscars out of its 9 nominations at the 82nd Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director (Kathryn Bigelow). The other Best Picture nominees that...

Slumdog Millionaire: 2008 Best Picture

“Slumdog Millionaire” won 8 Oscars out of its 10 nominations at the 81st Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director (Danny Boyle). The other Best Picture nominees were “The Curious...

The Departed: 2006 Best Picture

“The Departed” was the Best Picture winner at the 79th Academy Awards, also picking up Best Director (Martin Scorsese). The other Best Picture nominees were “Babel”, “Letters from Iwo Jima”,...