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Archive: March 2024 (10 Posts)

A view looking past a digital display screen towards the doors of an indoor theater, with

This Thursday, (March 21) at the Mary Pickford Theater at the Library of Congress (Washington, DC)

Posted by: Bryan Cornell

STRANGE DAYS (Lightstorm Entertainment / 20th Century Fox, 1995). Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Written by James Cameron and Jay Cocks. With Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Vincent D’Onofrio, Michael Wincott. (145 min, color, widescreen, 35mm archival print from the Copyright Collection, R-rated). On the eve of the 21st century, in war-torn Los Angeles, …

Oppenheimer’s Mind and the American Mindset

Posted by: Stacie Seifrit-Griffin

Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” (2023) may be the longest and most comprehensive film ever made about the "father of the atomic bomb,” but today we look at several films on the National Film Registry that set a narrative on how the American people should behave and respond in Oppenheimer's atomic age.