Reds is a movie with Warren Beatty dating back to 1981 with the stars Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton . It revolves around the life of John Reed , the communist activist,journalist , and writer who chronicled the Russian Revolution of 1917 and author of Ten Days Shocking the World (Ten Days That Shook the World) .
Warren Beatty received the Oscar for Best Director for the film. He was also nominated for Best Picture , but lost the benefit of the film Chariots of Fire ( Chariots of Fire ).
In June 2008, the American Film Institute announced its “Ten Top Ten”, the ten best American films in ten different cinematographic genres of American cinema. This ranking is done after surveying 1,500 people in the creative community. Reds is in ninth place of the best movies of the epic genre 1 .