Fikri Jermadi wades in with his opinion on Mouly Surya’s latest film.
There is a character in the film ‘Pacific Rim’ called Hannibal Chau. I had scoffed at the idea of a character named as such; prior to his… Read more “Orientalist Pastiche – Pacific Rim”
The title for this particular film is ingenious. Rather than the oft-used ‘Tanda Tanya’, it is actually ‘?’. It was chosen primarily because the director, Hanung Bramantyo,… Read more “What?! – Tanda Tanya”
Familial conflicts in films have lasted a long time. It’s like love and romance; these are the two topics that won’t go out of fashion. It’s always… Read more “My Babies You… – Songlap”
‘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”