column – 2017’s best albums

Another year, another excruciating attempt to narrow down the year’s best music to a simple top 5. The result? Some well-known artist and a few that likely aren’t on your radar yet, but definitely should be. 5. Depeche Mode’s Spirit Leave it to the band that once brought us “People Are People” and “Everything Counts”…

column – 2017’s best TV shows

2017 came at TV viewers with a barrage of quality programming. Especially Netflix left a dent with a slew of original shows that really had an impact. With so much great TV to go around, it’s always hard to boil everything down to a top 5 list. But here we are. Enjoy. 5. American Gods,…

column – 2017’s best movies

For me 2017 was a year with a ton of fun movies, but few that actually stuck with me. While I liked the majority of the films I saw and I disliked few – I’m looking at you The Last Jedi -, there just weren’t that many movies that kept replaying in my head after…

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.…

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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…