Luca Marinelli leads in what started out as a star-crossed love story that grows as a thought-provoking discourse about the rise and fall of socialism.
Pedro and Inês’ love story is a lot, but feels superfluous and gimmicky rather than compelling.
Alexandra Daddario’s lost in pronunciation as she wanders directionless around Tokyo .
Rebecca, however harrowing, is not the movie for Ben Wheatley. In the end, he only see him struggling to step out of Hitchcock’s shadow.
This ‘Nanti Kita Cerita tentang Hari Ini’ spin-off delivers a tough story about a beloved character who fails to learn his lesson.
This well-intended time-loop rom-com could have been more exhilarating has it not weighed down by irritating jokes and imprecise built-up for its third act.
Started off like another manifestation of Cyrano de Bergerac’s story, The Half of It grows independently and more cleverly.
Happy Old Year gives old stuff—reminiscent of the past, ones that might no longer spark joy—lives or, at least, memories to hold on.
This deadpan romcom with thick social commentaries about holy pilgrimage is absurd and campy, but hits hard with easy laughs and cheap puns.
Toko Barang Mantan has all the unique selling points including the memories of exes and Reza Rahadian-Marsha Timothy’s grounded chemistry, which they barely sell.
To All the Boys 2 (2020) is another sweet story that feels more like an extended chapter than a full-fledged sequel.
Akhir Kisah Cinta Si Doel a.k.a. Si Doel 3 is an anticlimactic end to the 27-year-old story.
Retreading some familiar elements with a subversive story from Ainun’s POV, the third Habibie & Ainun movie might be important if only it’s not weighed down with the character’s over-glorification.
Some elements might not add up, but Last Christmas is still a sweet & magical tale about Christmas and George Michael’s songs. It’s just irresistible.
Back in 2018, Andibachtiar Yusuf’s Love for Sale offers an enticing lover-for-hire premise and introduces us to the ever-enigmatic yet iconic character, Arini (Della Dartyan). The first movie, written by Yusuf and M. Imran Ramly, lies confidently somewhere between absurdity […]