Cinema

Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. His work has appeared in Electric Literature, The Rumpus, River Teeth, Literal Magazine, among others. He has received fellowships from OMI Writers in New York, and from the Three Seas Council in Rhodes. His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.
12 January 2021

10 Premieres you’ll want to watch at home in 2021

Confinement periods are being extended in different parts of the world, specially in Europe. Vaccination has started but it remains unclear how soon the safety measures […]
6 January 2021

10 Most anticipated movies to watch in 2021

2020 has been both an indelible and forgettable year. Our lives have been, one way or another, affected by the pandemic and its consequences. As we […]
30 December 2020

2020 Movies that didn’t make it to the big screen due to Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is having a terrible impact on the entire movie industry. Film productions have been stopped for a long time and most movie theatres […]
24 December 2020

My 10 favorite Christmas movies

Besides meeting our loved ones, receiving and giving presents, eating, drinking and laughing, we also like to watch Christmas movies with our family and friends. Sometimes […]
23 December 2020

20 Greatest Christmas movies of all time

Christmas 2020 is certainly an unusual time, with many separated from loved ones or spending the festive season slightly differently to how they planned. Christmas movies […]
18 December 2020

Harrison Ford returns as Indiana Jones for a final episode

Harrison Ford will come back for a fifth time in his legendary role as Indiana Jones in the Disney movie franchise. The 78-year-old actor will appear […]
24 November 2020

Did you know Audrey Hepburn was born in Belgium?

She’s not wearing a picture hat or sunglasses. Nor is she wearing a pearl necklace. With a towel wrapped around her head she’s sitting on the […]
11 November 2020

5 documentaries to satisfy your hunger for remote places

While many of us would prefer to travel the world, explore distant countries and learn about new cultures in person, unfortunately currently, with the COVID-19 still […]
6 November 2020

First black female 007 will guide you to new adventures

Lashana Lynch, the 32-year-old British actress, is playing the female counterpart to James Bond’s last movie “No Time to Die”. In a new interview with Harper’s Bazaar UK, […]
27 October 2020

Trick or Treat? ‘Hubie Halloween’ film review

It’s the time of year where every streaming site has a clear theme to to its ‘trending’ or ‘popular movies’ – Halloween. I personally don’t enjoy […]
20 October 2020

Dreaming of Travel: Stephen King’s
The Shining and The Stanley Hotel

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. This phrase struck a new chord in our consciousness in 1980 when Stanley Kubrick’s film adaptation […]
14 October 2020

Traveling through cinema:
Berlinale Forum in Brussels

During the German presidency of the EU, the Goethe-Insitut Belgium is working with BOZAR Cinéma and Cinema Galeries to show a selection of films from the […]
8 October 2020

Dreaming of Travel: 6 Films to Tickle Your Wanderlust this Fall

Rusting trees, crunchy leaves cartwheeling in the wind, bright umbrellas and warm scarves – autumn is here and with it our desire to puddle-stomp in wellington […]
1 October 2020

5 films to make you fall in love with Cuba

Since Cuba opened up again to tourism in the 1990s, visitor numbers have swelled. Tourism revenue overtook sugar as the country’s primary income source in 2015, […]
23 September 2020

Films that will make
you want to travel

Films or documentaries can often be a source of inspiration to travel and discover new places or experiences. Here is a selection of films and documentaries […]
12 August 2020

5 TV series and movies
that boosted tourism

Film induced tourism refers to the visitation of places where a particular movie or TV series was set.  This phenomenon is particularly advantageous for these places – […]
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