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Ahn Sung-ki & Park Seo-joon in The Divine Fury (2019)

Review: The Divine Fury (2019)

Midnight Runners‘ director, Kim Joo-hwan returns with a new blockbuster that reunites him with the Runners’ star, Park Seo-joon. Combining the corniest elements of exorcism horror and comical action-hero tropes, The Divine Fury is a gothic action fantasy which immediately reminds us of Constantine minus the angelic apparitions. From spiritual imagery of Catholicism, priests chanting […]

Focus: Indonesia

Review Bridezilla (2019): Jessica Milla & Rio Dewanto

Review: Bridezilla (2019)

Initially released as an online podcast drama, Bridezilla expands into a full-fledged rom-com written by Lucky Kuswandi (Selamat Pagi, Malam!, Galih & Ratna) and Fai Tirta. Helmed by Love for Sale director, Andibachtiar Yusuf, the rom-com brings along the original voice actors, including Jessica Milla, Sheila Dara, and Rafael Tan. Along with Mantan Manten, Bridezilla […]

Review Dua Garis Biru (2019)

Gina S. Noer surprisingly flaunts playful imagery and enchanting dialogues to complement the story that, by nature, is powerful—even when the narrative is sometimes overwhelming in Dua Garis Biru.

Review Single Part 2 (2019)

Raditya Dika finds a better rhythm and theme—for the follow-up of his ‘single’ tour de force—that works warmly even when the symptoms of theme’s fatigue become more apparent.

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Focus: Asia

Ahn Sung-ki & Park Seo-joon in The Divine Fury (2019)

Review: The Divine Fury (2019)

Midnight Runners‘ director, Kim Joo-hwan returns with a new blockbuster that reunites him with the Runners’ star, Park Seo-joon. Combining the corniest elements of exorcism horror and comical action-hero tropes, The Divine Fury is a gothic action fantasy which immediately reminds us of Constantine minus the angelic apparitions. From spiritual imagery of Catholicism, priests chanting […]

Review Parasite (2019)

Angry Bong Joon-ho illustrate his restlessness towards social gap with a thought-provoking, family tragicomedy that does not look like anything you’ve seen before.

Review Miss & Mrs. Cops / Girl Cops, 걸캅스 (2019)

While rigged with clichés and comical elements, Miss & Mrs. Cops still delivers a fun female buddy-cop action movie with relevant message to current issue in South Korea.

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