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30 Films Later: The Wager of Fear

by Black Irish
30 Films Later: The Wager of Fear by Black Irish
I have been challenged by a certain loudmouth cinephile [ cough ‘DREW!’ ] to watch twenty-six films I’ve not seen before of his favorites [and he of mine] plus four not seen by either of us [ Hail Mary, I Know Where I’m Going!, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and The Wages of Fear ]. All films must be seen before the end of March and I say……. BRING IT ON!!!! Films Watched: - Don’t Look Now (Nicholas Roeg, 1973) - A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, 1971) - La Double Vie de Veronique (Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1991) - Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman, 1957) - 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968) - I Know Where I’m Going!… Read more

I have been challenged by a certain loudmouth cinephile [ cough ‘DREW!’ ] to watch twenty-six films I’ve not seen before of his favorites [and he of mine] plus four not seen by either of us [ Hail Mary, I Know Where I’m Going!, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and The Wages of Fear ]. All films must be seen before the end of March and I say…….

BRING IT ON!!!!

Films Watched:
- Don’t Look Now (Nicholas Roeg, 1973)
- A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, 1971)
- La Double Vie de Veronique (Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1991)
- Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman, 1957)
- 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)
- I Know Where I’m Going! (Powellburger, 1945)
- Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa, 1950)
- Fanny and Alexander (Ingmar Bergman, 1982)
- Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick, 1975)
- Le Rayon Vert (Éric Rohmer, 1986)
- Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese, 1973)
- Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976)
- The Godfather (F. F. Coppola, 1972)
- Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick, 1999)
- Magnolia (P. T. Anderson, 1999)
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- The Dreamers (Bernardo Bertolucci, 2003)
- Last Year at Marienbad (Alain Resnais, 1961)
- Ordet (Carl Th. Dreyer, 1955)
- Wings of Desire (Wim Wenders, 1987)

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