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]
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 […]
In the case of evaluating David Cronenberg, — or at least forming the sort of career narrative seemingly essential to auteurist analysis — it’s inevitable to propose something of a rupture within his oeuvre: the very evident graduation from grindhouse to arthouse, and, with it, an ascension from body to mind. What dictated these labels […]
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 […]
Writing about the films of Robert Bresson usually begins by informing reader that his films must be discussed through a trance of hushed tones and quiet veneration. There is no room for rushed judgement or quick-witted observations; Bresson makes Serious Art, as opposed to Hollywood directors who do not. There are the key phrases to […]
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