Day 14: If you were only allowed to watch one movie for the rest of your life, what movie would it be and why?
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Day 14: If you were only allowed to watch one movie for the rest of your life, what movie would it be and why?

That would be The Shawshank Redemption. This is a very touching drama about betrayal, friendship, payback and perseverance. It is based on Stephen King’s book Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption. Dila wrote a review about this book in Day 7 challenge. And I published a short review about this during the 30 day movie challenge in … Continue reading

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
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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