The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below.
Above, Jean-Luc Godard shooting Contempt. [Criterion Corner]
In honor of his birthday this today, watch an interview with Alejandro Jodorowsky following a Santa Sangre screening.
Hirokazu Koreeda says his next film, Soshite chichi ni naru (aka And Then I Become a Father), will be ready for a fall debut. [Little White Lies]
A video detailing The Man Who Knew Too Much‘s recent Criterion restoration from the BFI’s nitrate print.
Previously lost manuscripts for Laurence Olivier‘s Macbeth film have been found 50 years later. [The Guardian]
A series of color behind-the-scenes photos from famous black-and-white films, including Last Year at Marienbad, La Strada, The Great Dictator and more. [Criterion]
Watch a short, rare interview with Sergio Leone as he discusses his Man With No Name trilogy. [Cinephilia & Beyond]
A photo of Ernst Lubitsch working hard on set. [@Criterion]
Warner Bros. has launched its own streaming service for rare and hard-to-find classics. [Warner Archive]
A photo of Philippe Noiret, Catherine Deneuve, Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut in September of 1969. [Hedda Hopper]
Jane Campion will head the 66th Cinéfondation and Short Film Jury at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. [FilmLinc]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
In the case of evaluating David Cronenberg, — or at least forming the sort of career narrative seemingly essential to auteurist analysis — it’s inevitable to propose something of a rupture within his oeuvre: the very evident graduation from grindhouse to arthouse, and, with it, an ascension from body to mind. What dictated these labels […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Writing about the films of Robert Bresson usually begins by informing reader that his films must be discussed through a trance of hushed tones and quiet veneration. There is no room for rushed judgement or quick-witted observations; Bresson makes Serious Art, as opposed to Hollywood directors who do not. There are the key phrases to […]
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