Apr 22, 2009

The thrill of exploring Warner's archive of previously unreleased films

(Slate) - ... There is a particular kind of movie buff who likes to go deep, who prints out Turner Classic Movies' schedule (where you can see some of these movies) two months in advance, who will DVR a film based on the tiniest sliver of hope. (I admit to once hitting "Record program" based on an on-screen description for a movie that read, in its entirety, "1940. ***. A jealous woman destroys her family's ." Her family's what? Fortune? Hopes? Rec room? I didn't care-I was on board.) For them (for us), the Archive Collection is dangerous turf. Continued

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