Opinion : Aidil Rusli

Two new Malaysian films to catch in cinemas now

MARCH 24 — It’s been a while since I last wrote about Malaysian films here, such is the dearth of excitement in the local film scene in the past few months. Abang Long Fadil 2 became the...

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Three new sci-fi films on Netflix

MARCH 17 ― Blade Runner 2049, made with a budget of US$300 million (RM1.17 billion) and backed by the star power of Ryan Gosling, failed to make even US$100 million in the US, and that's after...

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‘Death Wish’: At long last another successful troll by Eli Roth

MARCH 10 — Around this time last year, a genre film opened in the US and Canada and sparked a debate around a difficult subject—racism. That film was Get Out, which has just won the Best...

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Oscars 2018: My predictions

MARCH 3 — It’s finally here, this coming Sunday (or Monday over here in Malaysia), and after setting it all up in the past few weeks with my reviews of the competing films for this year’s...

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Oscars 2018: The big hitters

FEBRUARY 24 ― I mentioned in this column three weeks back one of the most unique things about this year’s Oscar season is the lack of any big film as a clear front runner. There’s no...

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