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  • About a Boy

    About a Boy

    ★★½

    Shouldn't have watched this so soon after reading the book. Really missed Kurt Cobain in this.

  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    Picnic at Hanging Rock

    ★★★★

    It took me a little while to get drawn into this film, but eventually it clicked. Picnic at Hanging Rock feels haunting and dark while showing us angelic and quiet images. It's like a fever dream - the rocks have faces.

    Everyone loses something in this movie. The girls and a teacher dissappear, of course, then innocence is gone, and with that goes the feeling of control. What happens if everything you thought you had a firm grip on, suddenly…

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  • Love, Simon

    Love, Simon

    ★★★½

    Love, Simon checks off all the romantic comedy clichés. Why? Because it shows us a typical teenage romantic story, like we have seen in many other movies; Love, Simon just happens to be about a boy who is in love with another boy.

    It works. Love, Simon is an easy watch and probably important for a lot of teenagers (and adults). At times the movie gets very corny, but it’s a joy nonetheless.

  • Psycho

    Psycho

    ★★★★½

    Om te beginnen een biecht. Afgezien van The Birds had ik nooit eerder een film van Hitchcock gezien. Dat gaat als zelfbenoemd filmliefhebber aan je knagen, maar aan de andere kant: ik heb nog enorm veel klassiekers tegoed. Zo zag ik voor het eerst Psycho.

    De film is een uitstapje van Hitchcock naar het horrorgenre, al begint de horror volgens de regisseur pas 'na de film, wanneer je in het donker in de auto zit'. Wel is Psycho onomstotelijk een…