Without a doubt, Disney movies have had a huge impact on pop culture!
Many people recognize popular characters like Woody and Buzz thanks to Toy history movies, Marvel products seem to be on every corner, and that’s safe to say Star Wars is one of the most beloved movie franchises of all time. There is a way to recognize these culturally significant films, and 3 Disney films have just received the special honor!
Three Disney movies have been added to the National Film Registry! They are Flowers and Trees (1932), Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi (1983) i WALL • E (2008).
These 3 films were among the annual selection of 25 influential films that the National Film Preservation Board incorporated into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. Each was chosen for its cultural, historical, or aesthetic importance to the film heritage of the United States.
Flowers and Trees premiered during the Great Depression and shows birds and singing trees in full color. This was a milestone in Disney’s animation, and in fact it convinced Walt Disney to make the whole future Silly symphony colored shorts, and then move on to do Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Flowers and Trees He also won the Oscar for Best Cartoon!
Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi it doesn’t need much explanation, but we’ll give it to you anyway. This was one of two films chosen for registration this year through online nominations, receiving the most votes from the audience! The return of the Jedi it was the third film of the original Star Wars trilogy and shows characters like Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo visiting places like Tatooine and Endor.
WALL • E is a Pixar movie that focuses on a lone garbage collector. During the film, WALL • E (meaning Waste Allocation Load Lifter: Earth Class) encounters another robot, EVE (Extra-Terrestrial Vegetation Evaluator). The film won an Academy Award for Best Animated Film: it used incredible animation, an imaginative set design and little dialogue to create two characters who finally told a universal story of love and friendship.
How exciting! Undoubtedly, these 3 films had a great impact on pop culture and the world of cinema, so their places seem well deserved. Stay tuned to All Ears for more Disney media news and updates!
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