AFI Deems Tina Fey, 'Dr. Horrible' Significant
So says the American Film Institute, which has augmented its annual best-of honors with a list of eight such "moments" -- which can be trends, individual performances or anything that doesn't quite fit into its lists of the top 10 American films and TV shows of the past year.
Hence the inclusion of critical darling
Global influence also is a factor in another of the AFI's moments: the way that TV and new media made detailed coverage of the presidential race accessible to people all over the world. The institute also cites President-elect
The AFI named Fey "America's First Lady of Laughs" for pulling double duty on
"Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog," created by
The AFI's "moments" list also includes uncertainty about new business models for the media, the diminished role of both film critics and studios' specialty film divisions and