Given Jane Fonda's hard-earned stature as an actress, activist, author and self-help guru, she's amazingly humble and grounded in the moment. There's no calcified nostalgia for the past. Sentences…
AFI Life Achievement Award
Jane Fonda has been tapped as the 42nd recipient of AFI’s Lifetime Achievement Award, to be presented June 5 at ceremonies in L.A. and airing on TNT. After a self-imposed 15-year hiatus, Fonda…
The American Film Institute has received significant scholarship funding for the AFI Conservatory from Howard Stringer, Lawrence Herbert, David Geffen, Alan Horn, Terry Semel and the Time Warner…
When AFI gives a lifetime achievement award to Mel Brooks, a filmmaker famous for satire and screwball comedy, be prepare for an evening of roasts. And that’s more or less what happened June 6, as…
Mel Brooks has won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and his musical The Producers earned a record 12 Tonys. He worked with a team of writers on Your Show of Shows that was the equivalent of the 1927…
Martin Scorsese will present Brooks with the honor June 6.
Morgan Freeman has been tapped to receive the Cinema Icon award from CinemaCon. The kudo will be presented April 18 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas during the conference’s awards ceremonies. Freeman…
Mel Brooks has been tapped to receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award, to be presented at a gala tribute June 6 in Los Angeles.
The American Film Institute has tapped Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" as the closing night film for its AFI Fest on Nov. 8 at the Chinese Theater.
Thesp recalls past helmers, lovers and roles
Morgan Freeman was 50 when he took the role that earned him his first Oscar nomination, playing a pimp in 1987's "Street Smart."