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…

My Oscars 2019 predictions

Let’s dive into the Oscar-themed crystal ball and try to figure out who should be preparing their acceptance speeches for tonight. Happy Oscars Day! Today, on February 24th 2019, the Academy Awards show will take place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles and on television screens worldwide. Every year I like to follow the…

My 10 favourite films of 2018

For the penultimate article in the Almost Famous Writer advent calendar, it’s time for the most challenging, but also my favourite list of the year: my 10 favourite films of 2018. Every year I struggle to list my 10 favourite films of the past 12 months and it’s especially a struggle to find my absolute…

My 5 favourite Christmas films

When the weather outside is frightful and the snacks are so delightful, and since we’ve no place to go, let us watch Christmas movies! Today I’m sharing my 5 favourites… When you’ve already bought and wrapped all of your Christmas gifts (if you still need some inspiration, here are some gift guides), when you’re off work and school, and when the…

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…

AFW Christmas Gift Guide for Film Lovers

Another day of the Almost Famous Writer advent calendar, another gift guide! For this edition we’re diving to the wonderful world of film… Ah, films… besides Merlijn, Ziggy, books and cake I have another great love and that would be films. And thankfully I’m not alone in the film loving club, so if you’re buying…

5 Halloween films for people who don’t do horror

I love Halloween, yet I don’t do horror – it’s a true debacle. I love myself some creepy stories about ghosts, witches and vampires, but I still can’t watch a horror film without having sleepless nights for at least a week. For some reason I still thought it was a good idea to watch The Haunting…

Favourite Autumn Films

Aaah… autumn. The perfect time to curl up on the couch and watch some autumnal movies. Today I’m listing 7 of my all time favourite autumn movies which I’ll definitely be rewatching this season. For me, these movies are the epitome of everything autumnal:  the colours are warm oranges and deep browns, you can hear…

Cinema Club // October 2017

We’re already halfway through October, which means it’s time for another fall-themed Cinema Club. The last few weeks I visited the Camera Japan festival, watched a much talked about Netflix documentary and went to see one of the most beautiful films of the year. // Neko Atsume House Based on the popular smartphone game, Japanse…

Cinema Club // August 2017

These couple of weeks are full of trips for me, and for some not quite inexplicable reason, trips are always filled with trips to the cinema. This month’s cinema club includes the best action-packed blockbuster of this Summer, “Atomic Blonde” (2017), an informative and heartwarming documentary about cats, “Kedi” (2016), and Christopher Nolan’s new masterpiece…