American Film Institute News
5 Ways 'Taxi Driver' Changed Movies, Made History
It's been 40 years since "Taxi Driver" first hit theaters, grabbing us by the throat and dragging us into Travis Bickle's dark, twisted world. The film, which starred Robert De Niro , Jodie Foster and Harvey Keitel , was an instant classic, the 12th top-grossing movie of 1976, and earned four
Remembering Alan Rickman's Most Beloved Movie Roles
Fans all over the world are mourning the death of veteran actor Alan Rickman . The "Harry Potter" and "Die Hard" actor died at the age of 69, his rep confirmed to ABC News. One of film and theater's most admired actors, the British thespian was known for his range. With his signature nasal
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces Nominees
Janet Jackson, N.W.A, Nine Inch Nails and Deep Purple are among the nominees.
Cast of Iconic Film 'Do the Right Thing' Together Again After 25 Years
ABC's Chris Connelly sat down with director, stars of classic Spike Lee movie.
'Do the Right Thing' Cast Reunites, Thanks to Entertainment Weekly
Spike Lee has added fuel to the fire of rumors circulating that his 1989 movie classic, “Do the Right Thing,” could be headed to Broadway, telling Entertainment Weekly to expect one major difference between the big screen version and the stage. “I’ll just direct it,”...
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Capitol Suspect Suffered From Post-Partum Depression Miriam Carey , the woman killed by police after a high-speed chase through Washington, D.C. that led to a lockdown of Capitol Hill, suffered post-partum depression
Google Allows Glass Owners to 'Invite a Friend' Into the Glass Program
Google has started a Google Glass clique of sorts. After inviting more than 6,000 people to buy and try the connected glasses in its Explorer program, the company is now allowing some of those people to invite their friends to buy the gadget. Some Google Glass Explorers , who bought the glasses for
SeaWorld Calls 'Blackfish' Documentary 'Inaccurate, Misleading'
SeaWorld denounced "Blackfish," a documentary that examines how the Orlando marine park's giant orca came to kill his trainer in 2010, calling the film "inaccurate and misleading." SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau and Tilikum, a killer whale, delighted audiences when they performed together, but
'Tootsie' Role Opened Dustin Hoffman's Eyes About Women's Looks
In the film “Tootsie,” Dustin Hoffman plays Michael Dorsey, a down-on-his-luck actor who dresses up as a woman to land a role on a soap opera. The film was released in 1982 and became an enormous hit. Despite all the jokes in the film about...
Instant Index: Man Steals Asphalt From City to Fix Public Potholes
Diane Sawyer reveals the top stories people have been buzzing about this week.