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If you knew that civilization was collapsing, what movies would you save?

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Suppose you knew for certain that our present civilization was doomed. It's not enough to squirrel away survival supplies - you might as well rescue materials from our culture to preserve for future generations. Think of all the past civilizations that have collapsed, and all that we have lost. What movies would you save? You don't have to limit yourself to the all-time classics - some fun movies and even a little schlock are welcome.

What if you could save only 100 movies? Or 144, or 250, or another number? Would you focus on the great classics, or comedies, or science fiction, or drama?

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Where's the electricity gonna come from? Anyway no Samsung, Sony, or Panasonic home theater system is ever gonna  last that long. Even DVD discs someday erode.

Anyway for simplicity's sake just grab whatever's in the Library of Congress --toss in the Criterion Collection --and then save your own butt!

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It's gruesome, but it could also happen. Tough about the electric grid!

Anyway,

ALL Hitchcock

ALL Kurosawa

and just about anything made before 1955.

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Over the last seven years of the Digital Wars--and now with a speculated coming decline of theatrical movies in the '20's--we don't have to imagine, we ARE in a current age of the Collapse of Movies (if not Civilization).

Thankfully, we have disk, and the answer is, save them all.  :)

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On 1/2/2019 at 10:32 AM, Sgt_Markoff said:

Where's the electricity gonna come from? Anyway no Samsung, Sony, or Panasonic home theater system is ever gonna  last that long. Even DVD discs someday erode.

Anyway for simplicity's sake just grab whatever's in the Library of Congress --toss in the Criterion Collection --and then save your own butt!

Only those that start with the Janus logo.

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