At the movies
I’m a big fan of cinema and TV, of movies and series. This area of my website bundles all the articles and lists that I wrote on these topics over the years. The articles are written in English, unless noted.
What I Watched
Since 2017 I’ve written quarterly lists of the TV series and movies that I’ve watched, together with some thoughts and observations.
- What I Watched: 2017
- What I Watched: 2018
- What I Watched: 2019
- What I Watched: 2020
- What I Watched: 2021
- What I Watched: 2022
- What I Watched: 2023
A series of longer articles diving deeper into some of my favourite movies and TV series, and why I can keep coming back to them.
- 27 November 2018, Evergreen: Kingdom of Heaven: A thorough look at Kingdom of Heaven, its messages and why I love it despite its flaws.
- 15 March 2018, Evergreen: Firefly: Background and thoughts on Firefly and why I can keep watching it.
- 16 February 2018, Evergreen: The Godfather: Some thoughts on The Godfather and why it is an evergreen movie to me
- 1 November 2017, Evergreen: FLCL: My reasons for labelling FLCL an evergreen series and my favourite anime.
- 14 September 2017, Evergreen: Casino Royale, the second "evergreen" article, this time on Casino Royale and why it is awesome (and deserves your attention).
- 27 August 2017, Evergreen: Almost Famous, an article on why Almost Famous is one of my favourite movies
The Best Of / Het Beste Van
These are part of older lists where I looked at my media consumption over entire years, including music, books and games. The predecessors of the What I Watched series.
- 8 January 2017, What I Watched In 2017 is a bit an outlier, stuck somewhere an annual overview / top list, before I moved to the quarterly lists.
- 9 March 2014, The Best Of 2013
- 28 February 2013, The Best Of 2012
- 13 March 2012, The Best Of 2011
- 20 February 2011, Het Beste Van 2010 (Dutch)
- 20 February 2010, Het Beste Van 2009 (Dutch)
- 2 November 2009, Top 10: Animated (Dutch)
- 16 February 2009, Het Beste Van 2008 (Dutch)
- 5 March 2008, Het Beste Van 2007 (Dutch)
- 10 January 2007, Het Beste Van 2006 (Dutch)
- Everything I’ve Watched: all the movies and TV series I’ve watched
- 2 November 2009, Top 10: Animated: an old list with my favourite animated movies and TV series
- 18 April 2004, Top Zoveel: Films: an even older list with my then-favourite movies
- Some older reviews, in Dutch:
- 29 July 2004, Fahrenheit 9/11, Hero, Harry Potter 3, etc.
- 10 May 2004, Kill Bill Vol. 2, Twilight Samurai, Jet Li, etc.
- 19 April 2004, The Passion Of The Christ
- 3 March 2004, Lost In Translation, Special Features Any Way The Wind Blows en Goodfellas
- 18 February 2004, Yojimbo en Taxi Driver
- 25 September 2003, League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen
- 22 June 2003, Any Way The Wind Blows, met medewerking van Jurgen
- 25 March 2003, Daredevil