Loving Vincent and more
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Loving Vincent and more

This Polish production took 4 years to make. 125 artists painted 65.000 oil paintings based on some of Van Gogh’s works. Those 65.000 oil paintings on canvas are frames that tell the story. One second in the movie consists of 12 paintings. What viewers see on-screen is a feast for the eye. The result is so stunning. Continue reading

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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?
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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