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 or independent cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below.
See newly unveiled photos from the set of Martin Scorsese‘s Taxi Driver. [Fast to Create]
Stanley Kubrick‘s favorite films, compiled by BFI, include Wild Strawberries, Citizen Kane, City Lights, The Godfather and many more. He hated Wizard of Oz.
BFI talks with Stanley Kubrick‘s brother-in-law, confidant and regular executive producer Jan Harlan about working with the filmmaker.
Watch a 33-minute interview with Alfred Hitchcock from 1972. [Go Into the Story]
Watch almost two-dozen Buster Keaton films for free, including The General. [Open Culture]
A trailer for a restored version of D.W. Griffith‘s Intolerance, which is getting a theatrical re-release beginning August 2nd.
Watch an interview with Robert Bresson.
A restored Blu-ray of From Here to Eternity will be released on October 1st.
Toshiro Mifune cruises around the set of Yojimbo with the sword on the dash. [The Criterion Collection]
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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 [...]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we believe it’s our duty to highlight the recent, recommended 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 [...]
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 [...]