Favorite films

  • That Most Important Thing: Love
  • The Trial
  • The Swimming Pool
  • Womanlight

Recent activity

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four


  • You Only Live Twice


  • Intermezzo: A Love Story


  • Europe '51


Recent reviews

  • You Only Live Twice

    You Only Live Twice


    Ian Lancaster Fleming - Born 115 years ago today. In his 007 novels, You Only Live Twice follows On her Majesty's Secret Service - Bond is determined to get revenge on Blofeld for Tracy's murder. Alas, the producers chose to make this film before On her Majesty's Secret Service and ridiculed Bond's quest for revenge in Diamonds are Forever.

    I probably wrote about it before, but a couple of months ago I visited Bond in Motion at the Brussels Expo…

  • Tina Turner: Live In Amsterdam - Wildest Dreams Tour

    Tina Turner: Live In Amsterdam - Wildest Dreams Tour


    Godspeed, Queen of Rock.

    Her music and the beautiful memories of the three times I was able to see her live will always stay with me. What a legend, what a role model. #tinaturner. She used her voice, her intuition, her sense of humor and her unwavering spirit to endure the rigors of life. She taught me to persevere and that you can be who you want to be at any age.

    The Wildest Dreams Tour in 1996 was the…

Popular reviews

  • Black Book

    Black Book


    Paul Verhoeven grew up during the Second World War in The Hague, which was bombed on 3 March 1945. "I will not be able to release myself from the war," Verhoeven said in 2008 to Elsevier Magazine about the influence of the war on his later life and films, in which violence regularly predominates. "As a child I saw the bombing, dead people lying on the street. These are penetrating memories. That determines your world view. It is therefore no…

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    Once Upon a Time in the West


    Once upon a time when I was fourteen going on fifteen, my dad took me to Antwerp, Belgium. It took us 2.5 hours to get there. We visited Antwerp before. but my mum was always there as well. This time, it was a guy's trip. I hoped we went to visit the Zoo again, but instead we walked to an old cinema with just one room. The cinema is gone by now, but the memory is still alive: it was…