American Jail

Film Review: American Jail (2018).

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Provocatively amazing! American Jail (2018) is a documentary in which Academy Award-winning film director Roger Ross Williams discusses the forces that run the sprawling prison system of the United States. . .

American Jail

Film Recensie: American Jail (2018).

Beoordeling: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Provocerend geweldig! American Jail (2018) is een documentaire waarin Academy Award-winnende filmregisseur Roger Ross Williams de krachten bespreekt die het wijdverspreide gevangenissysteem van de Verenigde Staten leiden. . .

Carol

Film Review: Carol (2015).

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Carol takes place in the 1950s and tells the story of a well-to-do woman, Carol Aird, and the young inexperienced Therese Belivet. As Therese gets to know Carol better, the love between the two women grows. They have their first kiss and many intimate moments. A fascinating, beautiful, classic, awesome, dreamy and touching film. . .

Carol

Film Recensie: Carol (2015).

Beoordeling: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Carol, dat zich in de jaren 50′ afspeelt, gaat over de welgestelde Carol Aird en de jonge onervaren Therese Belivet.Terwijl Therese Carol steeds beter leert kennen, groeit de liefde tussen beide vrouwen. Ze maken hun eerste kus mee en nog vele intieme momenten. Een boeiende, prachtige, klassieke, weerzinwekkende, dromerige en aandoenlijke film. . .

Moonlight

Film Review: Moonlight (2016).

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Beautiful and touching story! Moonlight (2016) tells the chronicle of the childhood, adolescence, and adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man who grew up in a rough neighborhood in Miami, Florida. . .

Moonlight

Film Recensie: Moonlight (2016).

Beoordeling: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Mooi en ontroerend verhaal! Moonlight (2016) vertelt het kroniek van de kindertijd, adolescentie en volwassenheid van een jonge, Afro-Amerikaanse, homoseksuele man die opgroeide in een ruige buurt in Miami, Florida. . .

Cult Films

Cult Films: “…I really wish there were more cult films…”

“I really wish there were more cult films. It’s like they hardly come into existence.”

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind (1939): “..it’s about the resourcefulness when there is no other option..”

“The movie that I’ve probably seen more than any other film, is Gone with the Wind (1939) for me. It was my favorite movie growing up for some reason, which is weird because it’s basically a film that’s pro-confederacy during the civil war. . .

Still Alice

Still Alice (2014): “..perfectly portrays what Alzheimer does with a person..”

“As I become older, I’m beginning to notice that films do not impress me as much as before, but the film Still Alice (2014) moved me a lot. With other films, I feel that they can be quite entertaining. . .

Dead Poets Society

15th Humans of Film Amsterdam column story in ‘De Film Krant’: Dead Poets Society (1989).

“Dead Poets Society (1989) is een film die me in mijn hart raakt, omdat het mij inspireerde om mijn talenten te gebruiken en mijn dromen na te jagen. Robin Williams speelt een leraar op een kostschool die zijn studenten poëzie, literatuur en morelen leert om een kritische geest te vormen en om oppervlakkige kennis te overtreffen. . .

The Good Herbs | Las Buenas Hierbas

The Good Herbs | Las Buenas Hierbas (2010): “This is what inspired me to make films.”

“My biggest wish is to make at least one movie in my life. Right now I’m very captivated with the film The Good Herbs | Las Buenas Hierbas (2010) which is a film by Mexican film director Maria Novaro. . .

Close Up | nemā-ye nazdīk

Close Up | Nemā-ye nazdīk (1990): “..I’m a cinephile just like the main character..”

“I’m a filmmaker so I there are too many films that I like. I freaking love Close Up | nemā-ye nazdīk (1990), which is an Iranian film by Abbas Kiarostami. The story is about cinephile Hossain Sabzian. . .