Search for: "National Film Registry" (9)

This year's additions to the National Recording Registry were announced last month , which include 25 songs, albums, or audio recordings from the early 20th century up to the present. This… continue reading

By Peter SM   April 6, 2018   

As I've written about on this blog in the past, I'm constantly on the lookout for rare gems, overlooked oeuvres, or just new-to-me films. Whether they are award-winners , cinema classics ,… continue reading

By Peter SM   December 26, 2017    5

While most media attention surrounding films in December is about which ones are vying for Oscar consideration , I always await the announcement of the latest additions to the National Film… continue reading

By Peter SM   January 13, 2017    1

This year's additions to National Film Registry were announced last week, which includes 25 films ranging from the early 20th century up to films released within the past 10 years. This… continue reading

By Peter SM   December 23, 2014   

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment sections of the World Wide… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 31, 2014   

If the record breaking season 4 premiere of The Walking Dead is any indication of television viewer's taste, much like the unsatiated and unstoppable creatures themselves, there is no stopping… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 25, 2013    2

This Saturday, September 21st marks the birth date of animation legend Chuck Jones . Even if the name doesn't ring any bells, if you've ever watched a Warner Bros. cartoon or really any… continue reading

By Peter SM   September 20, 2013   

Criminally talented and prolific novelist and screenwriter Elmore Leonard passed away earlier this week at the age of 87 from complications suffered after a stroke in July. To say that the man had… continue reading

By Peter SM   August 23, 2013   

The National Film Registry Board under the Library of Congress selected 25 films they deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" for the 2010 year. I was happy to… continue reading

By Camille T.   December 28, 2010    3