Note: 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, Claude Lelouch, Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Louis Malle and Roman Polanski — one of 25 photos of filmmakers hanging out together. [Flavorwire]
Saul Bass‘ sketches for The Shining poster, featuring handwritten notes from Stanley Kubrick. [The Fox is Black]
David Lynch‘s note to projectionists for Mullholland Drive. [Reddit]
In honor of his birthday this past week, watch over 10 hours worth of George Melies‘ films.
Help kickstart a restoration of Howard Brookner‘s Burroughs: The Movie doc, featuring sound by Jim Jarmusch. [Kickstarter]
Tony Curtis teaches Stanley Kubrick some card tricks on the set of Spartacus. [Cinephilia]
Watch a short BBC documentary on cinematographer Christopher Doyle (In the Mood for Love, Chungking Express). [The Playlist]
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 […]
Todd Haynes‘ 1995 film, Safe, turned the high-life of San Fernando Valley into an absolute nightmare. Some would argue that’s not exactly a difficult task, but never before had perms and manicures been so frightening. The mundane life and home of “homemaker” Carol White (Juliane Moore) is a disease. When White confronts this illness her life, in some ways, […]
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