The violence-entertainment industry comprises gaming, the worldwideweb, TV and film. A few weeks ago a new star showed up in this firmament. “The Raid: Redemption” is ( a film) about “A SWAT team (that) becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs“. At least that’s [...]
All people are interesting but some people are more interesting than others. Yes, I know I abused George Orwell. But I think it was in place here because I was referring to Step Vaessen. A very special lady and an author herself..
Some Dutch directors seem to be fascinated by Indonesia.
This summer the internationally renowned Paul Verhoeven, who directed spicy box-office films like “Turks Fruit” ( Turkish Delight) in the Netherlands and among others Basic Instinct in the US, announced plans for a film based on a novel, “De Stille Kracht” (Hidden Powers”). It is [...]
Nasty facts from national history tend to be swept under the carpet. Some become taboo. Some are made into state secrets. Others are denied because they don’t fit nationalistic perceptions. Or because revelation would harm the interest of influential groups and individuals.
First about a Dutch blind eye.
“Rawagede” is such a [...]
Today is a special day to us. To celebrate itÂ here is a special “three in one” post.Â A miscellaneous one.
Three Cheers for Us
We are se7en today. Se7en is a magic number. So we’ve got something to celebrate.