sinekdoks /si-nɛk-dɑks/ is derived from three Indonesian words—sinema (cinema), sinekdoke (synecdoche), and paradoks (paradox). Meaning to say, cinema is a vault in which one can experience synecdoche and paradox at once.
About PASKALIS DAMAR
PASKALIS DAMAR: A Yogyakarta-born, Bali-based blogger and a cinema-loner who follows straight edge lifestyle. Drinking tea with no sugar and writing bilingually have helped him sober since 2010.
Paskalis is an English Education graduate from Sanata Dharma University, a former language instructor (both English and Bahasa Indonesia), and currently a Public Relation person. He started blogging in 2009—jumping sporadically between platforms with various themes and content. sinekdoks was initiated as a writing exercise during his struggle in completing his Sarjana Pendidikan thesis in 2013. He believes that what he writes in sinekdoks is an art of subjectivity, but most importantly, he doesn’t understand why he writes ’em all.
In 2016, he won ‘Kritik Film Terpilih’ in Piala Maya.
In 2017, he was nominated for ‘Blog/Vlog Review Film Terpilih’ in Piala Maya.
PASKALIS DAMAR sees movie the way it is intended to made—to impress, to entertain, to awe-inspire you name it. There’s no intention to influence anyone, save anyone’s pocket, let alone save the industry.