A colourful bunch of 7
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A colourful bunch of 7

In the film industry remakes are intriguing and challenging because public would compare the original and the remake anyhow. It is similar to filming a book actually. Expectations are high and difficult to meet. Nevertheless director Antoine Fuqua took the challenge for a remake of the classic western Magnificent Seven 1960. An industrialist named Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard) … Continue reading

Voor Altijd
Dutch Affairs / Dutch East Indies / English / Film / History / Indonesia / Living in NL

Voor Altijd

Voor altijd (Forever) is a short documentary about descendants of people of Dutch former colonies. It was released two days ago. In this documentary there are one Indisch/Indo, one Indonesian, one Moluccan and one Javanese from Suriname. To understand it better, here is a brief  information about the history background of all four persons who … Continue reading

The Hateful Eight
English / Entertainment / Film

The Hateful Eight

The long-awaited Tarantino is there. The Hateful Eight is a western film just like his latest work, Django unchained. And well Tarantino delivers, again. The plot It is somewhere in wintry Wyoming, a couple of years after the Civil War ca 1870. Bounty hunter John Ruth (Kurt Russel) brings his captive, the notorious Daisy Domergue … Continue reading