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, a 1971 photo of Dennis Hopper, John Ford and John Huston in bed together. [Kino Images]
Watch over 40 films from experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage, who would have been 80 on Monday.
Stanley Kubrick worries about offending IBM with 2001: A Space Odyssey. [Letters of Note]
Watch Luis Buñuel‘s 1967 classic Belle de Jour.
Satyajit Ray and Akira Kurosawa meet at the 1982 Venice Film Festival in Italy. [Kino Images]
A one-hour video dissecting Satyajit Ray‘s The World of Apu. [Criterion Cast]
A Berlin museum is opening an exhibition dedicated to Martin Scorsese. [The Telegraph]
Today marks the launch of our new recurring column, which dives into the cream of the crop when it comes to this week’s home releases, including Blu-ray and DVD, as well recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best films one can take home. Note that [...]
Note: The following piece contains spoilers for both Shadow of a Doubt and Stoker. Alfred Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt is already available on Blu-ray, as a component of the sizeable Hitchcock box-set that was released last October. This month, however, sees its individual, standalone release on the format, and the timing couldn’t be more [...]
After a recent New York screening of František Vláčil‘s Marketa Lazarová, my friend and fellow critic, Vadim Rizov, tweeted the following response: “Sheep God war men snow church blood swords ‘old crone’ justice grass wtf WTF UNCLE.” He certainly wasn’t alone in such a confused response. Lazarová — now out on Blu-ray via Criterion — is [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week associate editor Nick Newman, writerDanny King, and I go over the films of polarizing auteur, Zack Snyder. Then we talk about his newest film, the Superman reboot Man of Steel. Finally, we take a look at the films/TV shows coming to theaters and DVD [...]
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