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]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, TFS’ Dan Mecca, writer Danny King and I briefly discuss Ivan Reitman‘s Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner, before diving into a feature review of Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi drama Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson. Following that, we take a look at the films coming to [...]
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In theaters now, Ivan Reitman‘s new film, Draft Day, does quite a bit with a hard subject. Part of that is the writing, but a lot of the success on screen is due to the amassing of talent Reitman manages and the flash he implants into ordinary scenes. The life of a GM during a tumultuous and pressure-packed [...]