Monthly Archives: November 2017

Tulip Fever (2017) Review

I was actually looking forward to seeing this movie, because I am excited to see some Dutch history on the big screen. The tulip fever period was a crazy moment in the Dutch golden age and very interesting to read … Continue reading

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Charles Foster – Being a Beast (2016) Review

It must be great having Charles Foster as a guest lecturer at University. He’ll surely be full of witty remarks and fascinating stories, of the kind that make you wonder whether he is serious or pulling your leg. His book, … Continue reading

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Score: A Film Music Documentary (2017) Review

9/10 I’ve been a great fan of film music ever since I was a teenager, and there was a magical period in high school in which a couple of friends and I exchanged all the film music that we could … Continue reading

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Horns (2013) Review

People have told me in the past that I look like Harry Potter. I hope they didn’t have this movie in mind. Daniel Radcliffe grows horns! This was before he played a farting corpse in Swiss Army Man (I also … Continue reading

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Joe Abercrombie – The Blade Itself (2006) Review

The first entry in the First Law trilogy, an immensely popular fantasy epic among those who like that sort of thing (I include myself). Abercrombie was one of the essential voices in establishing the “grimdark” subgenre of epic fantasy that … Continue reading

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Justice League (2017) Review

First thoughts are that this was way better than Batman v Superman (2016). The story is at least comprehensible, which is low hanging fruit when it comes to improvements and the least they could do. So, in a rather straightforward fashion, … Continue reading

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Good Time (2017) Review

7.5/10 Nick Nikas is mentally handicapped. When his criminal brother Connie, also not the smartest person in the room, decides that Nick is not in the right place at his day center, he “liberates” his brother and takes him along … Continue reading

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