The annual AFI list of all-time best films has been released. The American Film Institute breaks down the list into 10 different genres. Some list toppers include 'Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs' for animation, 'The Wizard of Oz' for fantasy, ' 2001:Space Odyssey' for science fiction and 'To Kill a Mockingbird' for epics. For Top-100 specifics, goto www.AFI.com.
And an Australian film organization established a scholarship fund in the name of the late Heath Ledger. The actor was chosen to be attached to the fund because Ledger served as an ambassador to the Australians in Film organization prior to his death at the age of 28. The establishment was announced last week at the annual Breakthrough Awards, and the first recipient will be announced next year. According to the president of AIF, the scholarship shows the organization's mission to aid and honor Australian filmmakers.
This weekend and every weekend marks the debut of new films at the box office. This Friday, Warner Brothers brings us the action comedy, Get Smart. Based on the popular 60s tv series, this summer flick follows undercover Maxwell Smart AKA Agent 86 AKA Steve Carell.............