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Get To Know Fandor: The Cineaste’s (Inexpensive) Streaming Service

Since the rapid growth of streaming and video on-demand services began roughly ten years ago, platforms have slowly but surely made as effort to ensure their services are increasingly film buff-friendly after the community’s colloquial complaint that some of the medium’s greatest works have been lost and forgotten in the shift to digital. Hulu Plus caters to followers of Criterion, and Netflix‘s “Classic” subgenre isn’t necessarily anything to sneeze at, but Fandor (which also includes The Criterion Collection in their line-up) goes beyond Intro to Film 101. In fact, for $7.50 a month, you could put yourself through film school so-to-speak, and then some. – Olivia Armstrong, Decider