After their recent feature on Some Like It Hot (see here), the American Film Institute picks All About Eve for their latest edition of AFI Movie Club, with a video introduction from Sharon Stone and suggestions for debate.
“-How does screenwriter Joseph L. Mankiewicz use a revolving door of narrators throughout the film? What effect does it have in terms of perspective?
-Mankiewicz’s Academy Award®-winning script is known for its razor sharp wit and biting humor. What is your favorite line?
-How is Eve Harrington an unconventional antagonist?
-How does Margo characterize being a woman aging in Hollywood, and what is her internal conflict that she struggles with throughout the film?
-ALL ABOUT EVE is still the only film to ever be Oscar®-nominated for four female performances. Which is your favorite and why?
-What other movies about show business, and Broadway in particular, do you love?
-How would you rate ALL ABOUT EVE?”