'Drive' director debuts free streaming service for forgotten movies

From Engadget - October 17, 2017

Per Indiewire, the website further states that "byNWR shares Nicholas WInding Refn's passion for the rare, the forgotten and the unknown, breathing new life into the culturally intriguing and influential." Each month will feature a different restored movie (thanks in part to Harvard Film Archive) that fits into a theme that will change every quarter. When it launches next February the theme will be "Regional Renegades: Exploitation Gems from the Southern USA," and the second will be "Restored and Rediscovered Classics of American Independent Cinema."

Vodzilla elaborates that the website will also offer essays, music and photos in addition to streaming video. Sounds a bit like what Apple wanted to do with Music at first. Want to watch the movies somewhere other than your computer? Apparently there will also be screenings for the restored films as well at select theaters across the globe.


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