23rd Oct 2018

CIPC #91: Basil, the great mouse detective

When people talk about great Disney movies, they usually mention Fantasia, Toy story, The lion king – but no one ever mentions Basil, the great mouse detective1 and that’s a...

08th Aug 2018

CIPC #80: Captain Kronos – Vampire hunter

Captain Kronos – Vampire hunter is not exactly the sort of title that inspires a lot of confidence, but, surprisingly, the movie is not that bad. Now, bear in mind...

31st Jul 2018

CIPC #79: New York

When we last visited New York exactly four weeks ago, a duck-voiced serial killer was wandering the streets of the big apple, strewing mutilated women’s bodies in rivers and apartments....

03rd Jul 2018

CIPC #75: Lo squartatore di New York

Last time, I spotlighted an example of the spaghetti western. This week, I want to show that other famous genre of Italian movie: the giallo. ‘Giallo’ just means ‘yellow’ in...

26th Jun 2018

CIPC #74: Botte di natale

For more than two decades, from 1967 to 1994 to be precise, Terence Hill and Bud Spencer where a mainstay of the spaghetti western genre. They figured together in no...

22nd May 2018

CIPC #69: The hound of the Baskervilles

Long, long time ago, when I started this blog, I already knew that, inevitably, I would end up talking about Sherlock Holmes. I don’t think there is any mention of...

16th May 2018

CIPC #68: The hateful eight

Tarantino syndrome is a disease which has been affecting many young movies, often with a great pedigree, for decades now. A textbook case is offered by the hateful eight.1 At...

17th Apr 2018

CIPC #64: Back to the future part III

This is going to be a huge disappointment. Just imagine: for more than a year, my fans1 have been waiting, silently fearing my blog would die before I’d get there,...

06th Feb 2018

CIPC #54: The black cat

They know. They all know. I’m convinced of it. All these directors, painters, marketeers – they all knew that, one day, a supreme weirdo would rise from the swamp.1 Someone...

23rd Jan 2018
CIPC #52: From Russia with love

CIPC #52: From Russia with love

You know what? No. I’m fed up with it. Week after week I look at the infantile doodlings of some guy who has never seen a Sicilian dragon in his...

North Brabant vs. South Brabant, Eindhoven

1934

10th international open tournament, Geraardsbergen

1994

Zilveren Toren cup

1996

Zilveren toren cup

2000

World youth championship, Cannes

1997

4th festival magistrale, Caorle

1981

Antwerp league blitz championship, Antwerp

2000

Raymond Soly tournament, Antwerp/Brussels

1944