It’s rare for Fikri Jermadi to start out watching a film academically and end up simply enjoying it for what it is. I don’t know why, but it… Read more “LOL – Pisau Cukur”
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Glass Ceilings, Ahoy! – Cun!
As a way of trying to drag himself to his books, Fikri Jermadi figures he should review the films he’s researching. ‘Cun’ is a film directed by… Read more “Glass Ceilings, Ahoy! – Cun!”
What’s Wrong With Melodrama
*by Norman Yusoff The phenomenal box-office success of ‘Ombak Rindu’ (The Pining Wave, 2011, Osman Ali) has proved that old-fashioned female-centred melodrama is still loved by some… Read more “What’s Wrong With Melodrama”
Choppy Waves – Ombak Rindu
‘Ombak Rindu’ is a film much derided by many for vastly different reasons, but the one thing that remained common to these grievances was the characterisation of… Read more “Choppy Waves – Ombak Rindu”