eranum Posts

9 August 2017 / Blog

True, the title me be a little bit clickbait. But today’s news articles on various tech sites made me cringe once again. To start off, I’m trying to cut the cord and I love to consume media, be it movies, TV shows, music and books. And I’m more than happy to pay for it given that the pricing is reasonable. But, here we go…

10 July 2017 / Movie Reviews

Who would have guessed that behind a movie with the title “The Earth Dies Screaming” sits a hidden gem. To start, yes, the acting is horrible, and the effects of the budgetary constrains are more than obvious. But aside from that this movie has some aces up its sleeve.

26 June 2017 / Music
2 June 2017 / Music

If there is one release I’ve been really looking forward to, it has to be the debut album from VUUR. The new band with veteran Anneke van Giersbergen (ex-The Gathering) on vocals. Their first album is set to release this fall.

14 May 2017 / Music

As promised, I finally had some time to sit down a few times and let the new Ayreon release ‘The Source’ wash over me. And oh boy, does it deliver.…

11 May 2017 / Movie Reviews

The b-movies from the fifties gave us a lot of things to feel scared about. Well true, mostly radioactive monsters. But they didn’t gave us one thing to be really scared about. This gem from the Seventies makes up for it as a population of huge killer rabbits terrorizes the Arizona countryside. Be scared, be fluffy scared!

1 May 2017 / Music

Finally it has arrived, a new Ayreon. I will post a full review about it after I have had a change to listen to it a few more times. But…

23 January 2017 / Movie Reviews

For movie night it was once again time for a cult classic, and this time one which ticks all the checkboxes for bad 1950 movies. We have a sexy female scientist as a love interest for our hero who really owns the “scream your lungs out damsel in distress” stereotype. A large part of the movie is filled with promotion footage the U.S. Army still had laying around on some dusty shelf. A well known city is in peril. Slow and wooden dialogs. Did I forget something… ah yeah… a giant radioactive octopus.

3 October 2016 / Music
29 January 2016 / Music

Finally, it has been released. Just over a year ago “The Gathering” celebrated their 25th anniversary with a special concert at the Doornroosje venue in Nijmegen. It was one of their best gigs ever. And today we can finally listen to it again through physical and digital means.