For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books do.
Which is a shame because excellent movies can be just as entertaining, mind-expanding, and life changing as good books. Scenes, characters, and quotes from the greatest movies stay with us long after we view them. 10 Top 10. AFI defines “animated” as a genre in which the film’s images are primarily created by computer or hand and the characters are voiced by actors. more AFI defines “romantic comedy” as a genre in which the development of a romance leads to comic situations. more AFI defines “western” as a genre of films set in the American West that embodies the spirit, the struggle and the demise of the new frontier. more AFI defines “sports” as a genre of films with protagonists who play athletics or other games of competition. more AFI defines “mystery” as a genre that revolves around the solution of a crime. more AFI defines “fantasy” as a genre where live-action characters inhabit imagined settings and/or experience situations that transcend the rules of the natural world. more.