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AFI’s Top Ten list is the first to cite “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

There’s no shortage of Top Ten lists out there in the world, I know. That being said, every so often one is of special interest. A few hours ago, the American Film Institute (or AFI) released their Top Ten list for 2015 and they’re officially the first to have Star[...]

Shirley MacLain Receives AFI Lifetime Achievement Award

HollywoodNews.com: Last night, stage and screen legend Shirley MacLaine was lauded with the 40th annual AFI Life Achievement Award – the highest honor for a career in film. Some of Hollywood’s most revered luminaries turned out to pay tribute to one of America’s most beloved artists. The gala,[...]

Steven Soderbergh’s “Haywire” is AFI Fest “Secret Screening”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sunday evening’s “Secret Screening” at the AFI Fest in Los Angeles will be Steven Soderbergh’s new film “Haywire,” an action thriller starring Channing Tatum, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Michael Angarano, Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas, Bill Paxton and mixed martial arts star Gina Carano. The screening will take[...]

David Lynch named Guest Artistic Director for AFI Fest

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: AFI Fest 2010 just got a little more creative, a little bit more challenging, a little more intelligent, and a little bit more offbeat. Those are all great things. Fest organizers announced that David Lynch will serve as AFI’s first-ever Guest Artistic Director when the annual event[...]

Paper Tongues heading out on tour with Neon Trees

HollywoodNews.com: Paper Tongues is heading out on the road with Neon Trees and Civil Twilight on the Bang The Gong Tour! The band is breaking into the music scene and has already been named MTV’s Push Artist of the Week. They have played alongside top rock bands Switchfoot, Muse, AFI,[...]

“Paper Tongues” breaking into the scene: MTV’s push artist of the week

“Paper Tongues” hails from Charlotte, North Carolina and is comprised of band members Aswan North, Devin Forbes, Joey Signa, Daniel Santell, Jordan Hardee, Clayton Simon, and Cody Blackler. They just released their debut self-titled album on March 30 and their first single “Ride to California” was featured as the[...]

Green Day announce Summer Tour Dates

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ Punk band Green Day have announced the first set of tour dates for their summer trek to embark on their second tour supporting 2009’s “21st Century Breakdown.” The album won a Grammy for Best Rock Album in 2009 and rockers AFI will be opening for the punk band.[...]

AFI launches radio show to debuts on Slacker

AFI and Slacker, Inc. today launched Radio AFI, a radio station featuring songs from the long-running California quartet as well as artists that have inspired their unique sound along with commentary and introductions from AFI band members. Radio AFI is now available for free in the Slacker Spotlight on the[...]

AFI unveils new music video for “Beautiful Thieves”

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ Rockers A.F.I. have unveiled their new music video for “Beautiful Thieves” off their album “Crash Love.” The video directed by Alan Clary shows a more classy side of the band. Normally covered in punk black from head to toe and lots of eye makeup, here the band are[...]