With The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey about to debut, this thought-provoking piece in the Atlantic about the increasing difficulty of making 35mm film prints of old and archival films seems quite timely.

This year, Thelma Schoonmaker, Martin Scorsese’s editor for the past 40 years and a three-time Oscar winner, called Grover Crisp, the executive VP of asset management at Sony, for a 35mm print of Scorsese’s 1993 film The Age of Innocence for the director’s private collection.* Continue reading “With 35mm film dead, will classic movies ever look the same again?”