Apple adds celebrity picks from the AFI Movie Club to the Apple TV app

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Afi Movie Club (Image credit: AFI)

What you need to know

  • The AFI Movie Club has been added to the Apple TV app.
  • The collection includes daily picks from those in the film industry.
  • The club launched in March with Stephen Spielberg picking "The Wizard of Oz."

The American Film Institute's AFI Movie Club, a club that includes daily picks for films of all ages, is now available in the Apple TV app. Reported by Variety, the AFI Movie Club launched in March with Steven Spielberg selecting "The Wizard of Oz" as the first pick.

The collection will be updated daily with new picks from actors, directors, and others in the film industry. Some other notable guests who have made picks include J.J Abrams, Robert De Niro, and Natalie Portman.

"Other guests who have introduced AFI Movie Club film titles include: J.J. Abrams, Halle Berry, Jack Black, Hanelle Culpepper, Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Cynthia Erivo, Jeff Goldblum, Hugh Grant, Morgan Freeman, Taylor Hackford, Neil Patrick Harris, Eva Longoria, Helen Mirren, Elisabeth Moss, Brad Pitt, Natalie Portman, Emma Roberts, Alicia Silverstone, and Sharon Stone."

Movies included in the AFI Movie Club will be available to buy, rent, or stream through a service that is also connected to the Apple TV app. Some of the titles featured so far include "Moulin Rouge", "The Sound of Music", and "Star Wars: A New Hope."

"Movies on the AFI Movie Club list so far include "Moulin Rouge," "Some Like It Hot"; "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb"; "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"; "To Kill a Mockingbird"; "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial," "The Sound of Music" and "Moonlight." And — on May 4th — the pick was "Star Wars: A New Hope."

The Apple TV app is available on the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and the Apple TV of course.

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