eranum Posts

July 10, 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.

June 26, 2017 / Music
June 2, 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.

May 14, 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.…

May 11, 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!

May 1, 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…

January 23, 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.

October 3, 2016 / Music
January 29, 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.

September 25, 2014 / Movie Reviews

Sometimes when you start watching a movie, you known within minutes how it’s going to end. ‘The Beast With A Million Eyes’ is such a case, and than some. Not does it only explain the entire plot of the movie during the opening, it also shatters an illusion.