Monday Movie Report: American Film Institute To Give Lifetime Achievement Award To Diane Keaton

Actress Diane Keaton has been selected by the American Film Institute to win its lifetime achievement award.

According to Variety, Keaton will be accepting the award at an event in Los Angeles on June 8 and will be the 45th recipient. Other recent recipients have included John Williams in 2016, Steve Martin in 2015 and Jane Fonda in 2014. Variety reports that of the 45 recipients, only nine of them have been female.

Keaton, who has 67 acting credits in her career, earned an Academy Award for her performance in the 1977 film “Annie Hall.” She’s also received three other Oscar nominations, two Golden Globes, seven other Golden Globe nominations and a primetime Emmy nomination.

The channel TNT will broadcast the ceremony as a special in late June, according to Variety.


At the box office this past weekend, it was another huge victory for Marvel Studios, with its sequel “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” taking $145 million. That number marked the fifth largest opening for a Marvel picture, coming in only behind the two “Avengers” films, “Captain America: Civil War” and “Iron Man 3.”

The full top five for the weekend included the following:
1. Guardians of the Galaxy – $145,049,000
2. The Fate of the Furious – $8,528,965
3. The Boss Baby – $6,175,000
4. How to be a Latin Lover – $5,250,000
5. Beauty and the Beast – $4,943,000

Opening this next weekend, meanwhile, is the fantasy adventure “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” and the comedy “Snatched.”

On the small screen, the single major release is “Fifty Shades Darker,” which received a 9% Rotten Tomatoes Rating.