This episode is the final part of Fikri and Hassan Muthalib’s discussion of the Malayan Film Unit.
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Thoughts on Films – Episode 98: On the Malayan Film Unit (part 1)
In part one of a two-parter, Fikri invites friend of the show, film historian Hassan Muthalib, to discuss the Malayan Film Unit.
Dashing Hopes – Daulat and the Malaysian Political Film (part 3)
Concluding his discourse on Imran Sheik’s film, Hassan Muthalib thinks aloud on the road ahead for Malaysian filmmakers.
Checkmate – Daulat and the Malaysian Political Film (part 2)
Continuing his discourse on ‘Daulat’, Hassan Muthalib discusses how Machiavellian ideals are played out in Imran Sheik’s film.
David and Goliath – Daulat and the Malaysian Political Film (part 1)
In the first of three parts, Hassan Muthalib contextualises Imran Sheik’s film in the Malaysian political film genre.
Real Film Criticism Cannot Be Taught – Hassan Muthalib
Our friends at CQ Magazine spent some time with Hassan Muthalib in March 2016, talking to the noted film guru about the art and scene of film writing in Malaysia.
A Cinema of Embittered Men and Flawed Women – Chuchu Datok Merah
Hassan Muthalib casts a more critical eye on an understated classic by M. Amin, and considers the undercurrents of film noir in classical Malay films.
Good Gestalt – Come Hell or High Water
Sheril Bustaman gets the honour of our first ever full review for a short film, courtesy of the man that is Hassan Muthalib. When I go through… Read more “Good Gestalt – Come Hell or High Water”