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.
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.
Fresh narrative idea and fabulous casts bring warmth to the upraising horror-comedy about a literal ghost writer, that will forever marks Bene Dion Rajagukguk’s directorial effort.
Si Doel the Movie 2 hits the nostalgia button even harder this time even when the narrative keeps slowly lollygagging with the titular character’s infamous indecisiveness.
Hit & Run is a tonal mess—partly embracing the heyday of Hong Kong cop movies, partly grasping post-Raid actioners and mostly channeling its oddball tendency.
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.
The line between good and evil is deliberately blurred in this hardcore B-movie that goes too serious that Sylvester Stallone is keen to remake it.
The Pool is frustrating (at least for the audiences) and claustrophobic thriller which tries its luck, ironically, on bad luck and ignorance, which probes no sympathy.
The premise and production value of The Wandering Earth is otherworldly stunning; while the well-intended movie isn’t without flaw.
Raihaanun delivers a stark and raw yet sterling performance to become the soul of this powerful story about sexual trauma.