column – favorite video games of all time

Yes, I know. I have not been very active around here lately. I could bore you with the reasons why (mostly because of my job and the occasional work for Dutch film sites), but I could also present you with a list of my favorite video games. Let’s get to the latter, shall we? 10.…

David Bowie, Blackstar, best of 2016, music, review

column – 2016’s best albums

2016 was both a wonderful and devastating year for music. Some of the greats put out incredible albums, but we’ve lost legends too. With that said, now let’s focus on celebrating great music with my top 5 of best albums of 2016. 5. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ Skeleton Tree Skeleton Tree is a…

column – 2016’s best TV shows

There’s no shortage of great TV on offer nowadays. From drama to fantasy and from miniseries to shows that never seem to end, there’s something that caters to every kind of viewer. But now it’s time to select only a few great shows. Because here’s my personal list of the best TV shows of 2016.…

column – 2016’s best movies

Another year almost over, another best movies list. While a lot of major tentpole films disappointed – Batman v. Superman, Jason Bourne, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back -, the smaller films – both indies and Hollywood productions – were largely impressive. Here’s a list of the films I find most memorable and I’ve enjoyed the…

column – 2015’s best movies

2015 was a good year for movies. Great movies popped up in every genre, and managed to entertain and move moviegoers everywhere. While there were disappointments and straight-up terrible films too, this list is not about those titles. This top 5 celebrates the movies that grabbed my attention, sparked my imagination and made me come…

column – 2015’s best TV shows

Another year, another batch of great TV shows. While some shows returned with seasons that could rival previous outings – such as Penny Dreadful‘s haunting and terrifying second season -, other series returned only to fizzle out – such as Halt And Catch Fire‘s soapy second season. Other shows debuted with wonderful results, like Marvel…

column – 2014’s best TV shows

With so much quality on display, it wasn’t an easy task to narrow down 2014’s best TV shows to a list of five. There were many memorable returning and new shows that I had to leave out, because they resonated just a little bit less with me than the selected titles below. That’s not to…