Tell your stories

January 27, 2015 | Inspirational column | 0 comments

Personal picture made by Als Filmster Op De Foto
Ah…remember the ‘60s? The times of rock and roll, glamorous Old Hollywood movies and a lot of classic songs which survived the radio and CD eras. In fact you are now still playing those songs on your iPhone, Youtube or that playlist on your laptop. Let’s not forget the lovely, colorful retro fashion and let’s also take a moment to remember that the world back then was black and white. And I am not just talking about the televisions right now.
Yesterday I watched an interesting movie: The Help (2011). The setting of this movie is in the 1960s. Back to 1963. We’re in Mississippi, America, in the middle of the Civil Rights Era. We’re following a young, independent (aspired) journalist who is ahead of her time. She decides to write a book with the stories of black maids, that expose the racism they face in everyday …

“Gilda…are you decent”?

August 11, 2013 | Classic Hollywood movies | 1 comment

From “hmm…interesting” to intrigued and from intrigued to an actual old hollywood movie hangover! I’ve finally watched the movie Gilda. What a movie! Want to know more about the story, my opinion about the movie, memorable quotes, fashion and the legendary glove-striptease. Keep reading…
Plot
The story starts with an American gambler named Johnny Farrel (Glenn Ford) arriving in Buenos Aires, Argentinia. After he wins a great amount of money in a gambling game, he’s almost robbed. He’s rescued by a stranger who tells him about some high-class casino in the neighbourhood. Johnny gets himself hired at the casino. He becomes the right-hand of the owner of the casino, Ballin Mundson.
At one point Ballin Mundsom goes away from a trip and comes home with a woman and not just any woman: Gilda. Johnny Farrel is in charge of handling every property that Ballin has. This includes Gilda as Ballin and Gilda returned …


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