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The Criterion Collection Comes to Fandor

We’re thrilled to offer our Fandorians another way to access the great films of the world: Criterion Picks! These carefully curated bursts of cinematic greatness will only be available for twelve days each, so don’t hesitate! 473 more words


245 - The Wages of Fear (1953)

I don’t usually review older movies unless it is as part of my journey through Roger Ebert’s The Great Movies (keep your eyes peeled for a piece on… 473 more words



This riveting unsung 1977 American movie classic is not to be missed as it makes its rightful return to the big screen.  The film is a knuckle-busting thrill ride that deftly incorporates brilliant social and political commentary on crime, labor, and politics.   164 more words

2014 Movies

Sorcerer (1977)

William Friedkin’s Sorcerer had the unfortunate timing in 1977 of being released concurrently with a movie called Star Wars, which people ended up liking a little bit. 576 more words


The Wages of Fear (1953)/Sorcerer (1977)

The Wages of Fear, Henri-Georges Clouzot/Sorcerer, William Friedkin. A rare instance of both original and re-make being well worth their salt, and also a vivid essay in the difference between French and American cinema. 91 more words

Dr G's Random Inconsistent And Unqualified Film Recommendations

World Cup Preview: France-vs-Nigeria


The knockout round of the 2014 World Cup continues tomorrow with a matchup between France and Nigeria, two nations with deep film traditions. In honor of the tournament, I have decided to give a brief profile of a film from each nation, followed by my match prediction. 708 more words

World Cup

Great Films You Need To See - Sorcerer (1977)

This is my latest contribution to The Big Picture, the internationally recognised magazine and website that offers an intelligent take on cinema, focussing on how film affects our lives. 650 more words

Great Films You Need To See