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Practice Your Dutch with These Romantic Movies Posted by on Feb 5, 2020

February is here and love is all around! The stores are filled with heart shaped candies, flowers, and all sorts of romantic cards. If you and your loved one both speak Dutch or if you are in the mood for a gezellig evening at home, in this post, I will recommend a few romantic Dutch movies you…

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Dutch Movie on Netflix: Black Book Posted by on Sep 11, 2019

This past weekend at home, we came across a very popular Dutch film called Zwartboek or Black Book. This movie was released in 2006 and tells the story of survival of a Dutch-Jewish singer by the name of Rachel Stein during the last year of the Nazi occupation. Background Zwartboek was written by Paul Verhoeven and Gerard Soeteman…

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Holleeder Family- The Dutch Godfather? Posted by on Feb 6, 2019

I just finished reading the book “Judas” about a notorious Dutch criminal and it left me speechless! It covered the infamous Heineken ontvoering or kidnapping, the “underworld” of criminals in the Netherlands, and one family’s life in the middle of it all. Who are the Holleeders? The Holleder family is known first and foremost by the oldest…

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Dutch Horror Films- Meet Jimmy Posted by on Nov 1, 2018

There is something about the chilly fall days with its wind and rain that make it ideal for horror films even after Halloween. If you are a fan of horror movies and all things gory, the Dutch film Meet Jimmy is something for you! The story Meet Jimmy took its inspiration from the high demand crime podcasts…

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And the Oscar Goes to… Posted by on Mar 14, 2018

Earlier this month, the 90th ceremony of the Oscars took place in the U.S. After much backlash from the lack of diversity in the awards, this year’s ceremony seemed more open to movies from all sorts of backgrounds. The gala was full of the glamour and beautiful dresses we have grown accustomed to and everyone…

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