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.
Twenty photos from the set of Federico Fellini‘s La Dolce Vita.
Listen to an 11-minute interview with Stanley Kubrick discussing Barry Lyndon, The Shining and Full Metal Jacket. [Cinephilia & Beyond]
Watch Andrei Tarkovsky‘s first short film The Killers, based on the short story by Ernest Hemingway. [A Bittersweet Life]
Watch TIFF’s tribute video to Roger Ebert.
An international poster for Jean Renior‘s La Grande Illusion.
Watch a 100-minute documentary on the making of Steven Spielberg‘s Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
Watch cinematographer Jack Cardiff discuss shooting Powell & Pressburger’s Black Narcissus.
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 […]
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 […]
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