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.
Federico Fellini‘s masterpiece 8 1/2 premiered 50 years ago today. Check out Martin Scorsese and Terry Gilliam discussing the film below.
Through Monday, February 18th, The Criterion Collection is making all 800-plus films in their Hulu library free to stream, including recently added films from Roberto Rossellini, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Yasujiro Ozu, Satyajit Ray, Charles Chaplin, Eric Rohmer, Jean-Luc Godard and more. [Hulu]
In honor of his 80th birthday this week, watch an interview with Costa-Gavras discussing Z.
In a newly discovered 1964 BBC interview, Alfred Hitchcock talks Psycho, saying, “The content was, I felt, rather amusing and it was a big joke. I was horrified to find some people took it seriously.” [The Guardian]
Watch a 25-minute interview with Steven Spielberg discussing Stanley Kubrick. [@LaFamaliaFilm]
Martin Scorsese‘s Taxi Driver: Then and Now. [Scouting NY]
Watch a behind-the-scenes video of Charlie Chaplin directing City Lights. [@emmafgreen]
Following the premiere of American Sniper (Clint Eastwood’s biographical film about Chris Kyle from the novel of the same name), we spoke with screenwriter Jason Hall about his efforts bringing this story to the big screen. However, because of Kyle’s untimely death during the writing process, that tragic event turned the production into an entirely different film. […]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]
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