I meant to write earlier about Sacco E Vanzetti after watching a restored version of the movie in Paris last month. But I didn’t know where to start. The film is based on the controversial murder trial of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in the US in the 1920s. I was not familiar with the court case nor…Read More
Have you been to Paris, Texas?
A flash of hot pink caught my attention when I was in Paris last month. The words “Paris, Texas” and “version restaurée” were printed beneath the uncertain face of a beautiful blonde. In a corner of the poster was the Palme d’Or logo of the Cannes Film Festival. Back in AB’s apartment, I told him about this…Read More
New life for ABC, a former adult film cinema? // Une nouvelle vie pour l’ancien cinéma porno ABC à Bruxelles?
Last June, I wrote a post about old-school adult film cinemas in Brussels and Singapore. While this has not been outwardly one of my most popular posts (22 ‘likes’ at the time of writing), it is amongst the most frequently viewed articles on my blog. According to the statistics provided by WordPress, this post receives around 8-10…Read More
Old-school cinemas for adult films: ABC, Brussels + Yangtze, Singapore
When I first moved to Brussels, I stayed at the Sheraton hotel at Place Rogier for several weeks before I found an apartment and moved into it. Initially, I had no idea what the neighbourhood was like nor any inkling that Gare du Nord – just a few minutes away on foot from the hotel…Read More