Cinema Club // September 2019

From Dirty Dancing to La portrait de la jeune fille en feu, let’s discuss the movies I’ve seen in September in this freshly squeezed cinema club. Now that the days are getting shorter and the nights colder, it’s the perfect time to either brave the rain outside and seek shelter in the movie theaters or…

Let’s talk about the Oscars 2019

Let’s look back on the 91st Academy Award show with my five favourite moments, from Olivia Colman’s acceptance speech to Glenn Close being Glenn Close. It’s the day after Hollywood’s biggest event and the world is still buzzing. From the best dressed on the red carpet to the juiciest stories from the after parties: everyone…

Hello February!

Hello February! It’s finally the month of the Oscars, the end of my MA thesis and the start of my new semester at university. Keep reading for my thoughts on the previous month and the one that has just begun. I’ve decided I really don’t like January. It’s cold and grey and rainy, and although…

IFFR 2019: What to watch

It’s that time of year again: IFFR 2019 is here! Today I’m sharing my five picks for the film festival. Tonight marks the official start of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), which takes place in cinemas and theaters all throughout the city. During these upcoming 12 days, Rotterdam becomes a cinematic hub filled with…

My life on film #1

When you finally develop your film pictures, you need to share them – of course. I finally developed a new roll of film last week and I still get so excited when I finally get to see the results. I took all of these pictures between October and December, and together they are just a slice of my life. So prepare…

Hello 2019!

To make New Year’s Resolutions or not? That’s the question at the beginning of every new year, isn’t it? Today I’m writing down my thoughts on the annual collective goal-setting and (spoiler-alert!) sharing some of my own goals for 2019. I never really know what to think of New Year’s Resolutions. I still don’t know…

My bullet journal 2019 setup

It’s finally here: my very own bullet journal setup for 2019! And of course it includes glitter tape, a theme color and some collaging. September 2018 was when I first bought a bullet journal, after months (maybe even years…) of watching bullet journal videos on YouTube and following #bulletjournal on Instagram. Now after I’ve had…

What to Watch in 2019

Grab your calendars, kids. It’s time for my 10 favourite upcoming films of 2019 on day 19 (oh how I enjoy a bit of symmetry) of the Almost Famous Writer advent calendar. New Year’s resolution no. 1: watch as many great films as possible. Such a goal requires careful planning (obviously) and thus it’s high…