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.
Luis Buñuel was born on this day in 1900. See a photo of him with Catherine Deneuve on the set of Belle du Jour and a one-hour documentary on his 21-film stretch of making films in Mexico below. [The Guardian/Cinephilia & Beyond]
Wim Wenders discusses Wings of Desire in 13-minute commentary. [Digifruitella]
Andrei Tarkovsky‘s movies are streaming for free. [Open Culture]
Watch a visual essay on the three different aspect ratios (1.33:1 ; 1.66:1; 1.85:1) for On the Waterfront and watch Martin Scorsese discuss the film.
Michael Haneke‘s take on Mozart‘s Cosi Fan Tutte is debuting in Spain this weekend. [Teatro Real]
Humphrey Bogart‘s make-up test for John Huston‘s The Maltese Falcon (notice the misspelling). [tylerweaver]
Clark Gable, Shirley Temple, Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland at MGM. [emmafgreen]
Watch all of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s 10-part masterpiece Dekalog. [Xanthinusa4]
Currently in theaters, John Wick is a great deal of fun. As I mentioned in my review, the film is a slick and smart action flick that won’t break new ground but does what it wants with extreme success. Filmmakers Chad Stahelski and David Leitch make their feature debut with Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitmen […]
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 […]
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 […]
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