Category Archives: FILM

Corona Times | Rear Window

  This image caught my eye: A film poster for Hitchcock’s Rear Window, a thriller from 1954 starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly. It’s the story of professional photographer Jeff, who is stuck in his apartment, recuperating from a broken … Continue reading

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Apropos Of Nothing | Portrait Of Woody Allen

Being a huge fan of Woody Allen’s work I could not ignore the book that’s out now: Apropos Of Nothing, his autobiography. It is on my shelf, in the corner of my eye, at the ready. Much has been said … Continue reading

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Taurus Will Reinvent Herself

In Holland we are about 3 weeks into the crisis and live under the new social distancing laws, staying in. Looking for direction I checked my horoscope at astrologyzone.com. (Could this sudden change of scenery be in the cards?!) Of … Continue reading

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Looking Over Our Shoulders, Zooming In

Pictures taken on film in the USA 1993. I made a contactsheet recently in a rented darkroom, when I was trying to get some photography work done. The negatives are from a trip to a village close to New York … Continue reading

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Must See | Scorsese Exhibition | Very, Very Personal

    Mean Streets the exhibition in EYE Amsterdam. Film director Martin Scorsese has been fascinated by film from a very early age. The exhibition of personal background material of his work, his original ideas, sketches and edits together with … Continue reading

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Sunday t-shirt | Beard

  I wrote a PS to the post Beards 2013 today, related to Schorem. The barbers from Rotterdam are going for world dominance. Read the next chapter in the history of the beard here. But enough about men, here’s the female side: … Continue reading

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Magnificent 2 | An American in Paris

 

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Antidote

  That time of year. Feels like Spring, new beginnings. But now somehow different, we’re Between Boxing Day and Christmas Eve 2017. I wrote about it before, Something’s Coming, February 13 2015.  

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Storytelling

I stumbled upon this image when I was looking up Ai Weiwei, the Chinese activist/artist whom I met last Friday. A full moon made from what looks like hundreds of full moons grouped in a circle. Seen from a distance, many dots can … Continue reading

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What nice men don’t say to nice women

  Last night I watched the first half of Forrest Gump with my 11-year old son. Jenny, Forrest’s girl has a fabulous hand in choosing  the wrong men (outstanding performance by Robin Wright, now better known as Claire Underwood). “Why does … Continue reading

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