National Film Registry Class of 2017

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i've known of He Who gets Slapped for eons, had no idea it was on Vimeo.

cmon Soto, the Wilder movie is worth it for Kirk's "no Yogi Berra" monologue and "Kneeling bags my nylons."

ice cream social justice (Dr Morbius), Saturday, 16 December 2017 01:40 (seven months ago) Permalink

The NFR is about as credible an indicator of quality as the Oscars. No preservation grants come with induction into the registry, and there's no indication the Library of Congress or other archives prioritize inducted titles. But it gives me a little glimmer of hope when the registry recognizes lesser-known films.

He Who Gets Slapped is also on MOD DVD from Warner Archives. I can't find any indication as to the accompaniment.

I, Fanbrat (, Saturday, 16 December 2017 01:58 (seven months ago) Permalink

The These Amazing Shadows documentary is a nice if you are fan of these kinds of film-clip heavy things (I am). Generally, the only real utility that these things have is encouraging the viewer to check out some of the movies, and accordingly, my main takeaway is that I really need to see Baby Face.

iCloudius (cryptosicko), Sunday, 17 December 2017 03:32 (seven months ago) Permalink

Yes, you do need to see Baby Face as soon as possible.

I, Fanbrat (, Sunday, 17 December 2017 03:43 (seven months ago) Permalink

Western® with Bacon Flavor, Sunday, 17 December 2017 06:21 (seven months ago) Permalink

amazed it took so long for Only Angels Have Wings

ice cream social justice (Dr Morbius), Sunday, 17 December 2017 07:37 (seven months ago) Permalink

I love Baby Face!
Ace in the Hole too easy to vote here, here

Nhex, Sunday, 17 December 2017 17:43 (seven months ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Thursday, 28 December 2017 00:01 (six months ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Friday, 29 December 2017 00:01 (six months ago) Permalink

More like 10 in the hole!

Fred Klinkenberg (Eric H.), Friday, 29 December 2017 00:20 (six months ago) Permalink

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