AFI Life Achievement Award- Wonder Woman Lands Among the Top Ten Movies

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As per the AFI life achievement award, the recently released Hollywood flick has secured its place among top ten movies. AFI (The American Film Institute) actually released a list of top ten such films as well as TV shows of the year. Out of all these movies and television shows, some of the entries are pretty much expected. Some of them include The Shape of Water, Get Out, and The Big Sick. Well, all these flicks have been released in the recent past.

As you know, Wonder Woman has become massively successful movie that stars Gal Gadot and is still continuing its winning spree. Finally, the Hollywood flick managed to land on the AFI list this year. Among the list, Get Out (Jordan Peele) was also named by giving this unique social thriller its latest accolade.

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But there is much more than what we have just presented. Yes. You made it right. We are talking about a blockbuster that sneaked its way in the above mentioned list which is none other than ‘Wonder Woman’. As per the speculation, it has already been a matter of debate that which movie is going to make a mark for the Oscars along with some other huge film awards show. So, you can see the list showing its name on the top.

Movie Name:                   Wonder Woman (2017)
Genre:                                 Science Fiction, Action and Adventure
Release Date:                  June 2, 2017 (worldwide)
Directed By:                     Patty Jenkins
Written By:                    Geoff Johns, Allan Heinberg
Casts:                                Gal Gadot, David Thewlis, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen

If we divert our attention and move on to the television side, the list seems to have flooded with a few unexpected entries but also gave some pleasant experiences that included shows like Insecure and The Good Place.

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Out of these it looks like Stranger Things is of little surprise for this season. Well, there is a debate which is still going on to ascertain the fact that if it should find a place among the top ten. But still, we can see the list has not maintained the quality as it was seen in the previous season.

Now, take a look at all the movies and TV shows that are included in the list to become a part of Afi Life Achievement Award.

Take a look at the AFI movie of the year:

  • The Big Sick
  • Dunkirk
  • Call Me By Your Name
  • Lady Bird
  • The Florida Project
  • The Post
  • The Shape of Water
  • The Florida Project
  • Get Out
  • Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri
  • Wonder Woman

AFI Television Shows of the Year:

  • Big Little Lies
  • Feud: Bette and Joan
  • The Crown
  • Game of Thrones
  • Feud: Bette and Joan
  • The Good Place
  • Insecure
  • The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Stranger Things 2
  • Master of None
  • This Is Us
  • AFI Special Award
  • The Vietnam War

The above list was actually announced after the much awaited Hollywood award season has entered into high gear, flooded with nominations all over. The awards ceremony will see the distribution of famous awards including Guild awards and Golden Globes awards.

AFI Life Achievement Award- TV Show ‘Game of Thrones’ Also Gets the Place In the List

Also, AFI life achievement award list covered huge range of films while spanning political, personal, women centric and racial issues. As you see, both “Wonder Woman” and “Lady Bird” are directed by women. On the other hand, “Get Out”, “The Shape of Water” and “The Big Sick were both directed and written by people of color.

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As you know that the academy almost expanded the best movie category in the year 2009, which included almost 5-10 nominees after voting, the list finally matched almost 6-8 contenders each year. Until last year, close to 6 best movie contenders had to proceed Oscar nominations by appearing on AFI’s top ten.

As you might be aware of that AFI (in general) don’t crown a winner, but in place, honor ten best movies and television shows they like both artistically and “culturally significant.