What the Hell …oween! #4: The Sacrament (2013)

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Tepat di malam Halloween, terbitlah pula post terakhir dari serial What the Hell …oween! A Collaborative Post persembahan sinekdoks dan hzboy a.k.a. Hestia ini. Masih dengan tema orang-orang yang jauh dari society, kali ini film yang diangkat adalah tentang sekte sesat. Familiar? Film tentang sekte selalu memberi perasaan haunted yang menyebalkan. Bukan karena praktik sekte […]

A Touch of Sin (2013) – Review

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“The gods are to blame – if you have grievances, tell heaven about them!” This violent, outrageous and brilliantly cinematographed movie by Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhang-ke tells about four random crime stories based on real events that spread out in some places in China. The English title is likely an Easter egg to 1971’s wuxia […]

Much Ado About Nothing (2013)

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This reimagining of Much Ado About Nothing is elegantly classic but accessible—without ignoring the original language that stays intact. Whedon creates an alluring illusion of lo-fi cinema with what comes with his big idea; such a great score to clean the grand palette of his exuberant Avengers assemble.

Snowpiercer (2013)

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A serious sleeper-hit—a social commentary film about social class crafted elegantly in a metaphor of an ‘end-of-the-world’ train. Everything’s beautifully design (without attempting to be realistic) as it reminds me to Terry Gilliam’s Brazil only with a more straightforward plot and twists.