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]
To begin, a cliché (albeit one that’s true): a great first scene will tell you how to watch the rest of the movie. Not necessarily who is important to the story, or what the major themes will be, but instead rhythms, what to look for in a shot, and ways to interpret meaning (which is […]
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 […]
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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