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In a Digital World, Will Classic Movies Ever Look Right?

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A piece in The Atlantic delves into the complicated repercussions of the death of 35mm film when it comes to archiving and screening older movies.

Says editor Thelma Schoonmaker, "I saw a digitized version of a film that David Lean made during World War II, and it looked just like a TV commercial that was shot yesterday. It was wrong, the balance was completely off. Originally it had a slightly muted look, and now here were all these insanely bright blues...what happens with films that weren't made just recently? Who's going to supervise these DCPs if the filmmaker's dead, and there's nobody else like the cinematographer or the editor or somebody who knows what the damn thing looks like and can go in there and work with the color timer after he's done his first pass?"

Read the full piece here.

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