Library Of Congress Preserves PULP FICTION, GILDA And ROGER & ME For All Time!


While I do a lot of awards watching here, there’s one end of the year list that I look forward to more than any other: The Library of Congress’ list of National Film Registry additions. This year, Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction, easily one of the greatest motion pictures ever made, finally makes the list, along with classics like GildaMary Poppins and The Right Stuff. As always, lesser known arthouse fare like Decasia, the most recently released film ever added to the NFR, as well as cult faves like Forbidden Planet, will also be preserved alongside those immortal classics.

Here’s the full list of this year’s selections:

  • Bless Their Little Hearts (1984)
  • Brandy in the Wilderness (1969)
  • Cicero March (1966)
  • Daughter of Dawn (1920)
  • Decasia (2002)
  • Ella Cinders (1926)
  • Forbidden Planet (1956)
  • Gilda (1946)
  • The Hole (1962)
  • Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
  • King of Jazz (1930)
  • The Lunch Date (1989)
  • The Magnificent Seven (1960)
  • Martha Graham Early Dance film (1931-44)
  • Mary Poppins (1964)
  • Men & Dust (1940)
  • Midnight (1939)
  • Notes on the Port of St. Francis (1951)
  • Pulp Fiction (1994)
  • The Quiet Man (1952)
  • The Right Stuff (1983)
  • Roger & Me (1989)
  • A Virtuous Vamp (1919)
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)
  • Wild Boys of the Road (1933)

For more information on each of the selections, check out the LOC’s official release.

So what do you think of this year’s additions?

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