Gravity (2013)

“Alfonso Cuaron’s seven-year hiatus results in a new invention of cinematic experience. Gravity is a thrilling and beautiful space survival that sticks to the physics rule and sticks to Sandra Bullock’s curve; it’s definitely a movie to watch at least once in a life time.”

In 372 miles above the the Earth, there are some absolute rules: air temperature always fluctuates, sound cannot spread, no air pressure, no oxygen at all, and most important, no gravity. These rules eventually makes Gravity the most realistic and stunning movie about zero-gravity condition which has ever been filmed. More about space and gravity inside.

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5 Centimeters Per Second / 秒速5センチメートル / Byosoku 5 Senchimetoru (2007)

The fusion of visually mesmerizing pictures with beautiful details and emotion-driven plot to create a delighting cinema poetica to express grievous heartbreak.

“”I strongly felt that if I looked back now, she would look back as well…,” said Takaki.  Why?

Samaria / 사마리아 (2004)

Samaria a.k.a Samaritan Girl adalah film kedua Kim Ki-duk yang saya saksikan; dan semakin memperkuat anggapan saya bahwa sutradara ini benar-benar dabbling in art. Samaria terbungkus dalam nuansa drama arthouse yang kental, namun tetap bercerita dan berpotensi menimbulkan multi tafsir. Well, there’s more. Click here!

The Damned United (2009) – Review

Sebuah biopik bercita rasa komedi tentang seorang manajer Inggris terhebat yang tidak pernah menjadi pelatih timnas Inggris (berdasarkan biografi berjudul The Damned Utd. tulisan David Peace, dan disutradari Tom Hooper) menampilkan acting brilian Michael Sheen dalam memerankan the real special one, Brian Clough. Well, there’s more. Click here!

Spring Breakers (2012):Disney Girls Gone Bad!

Meskipun terlihat vulgar dan seronok dengan beach party dan bravura-nya, Spring Breakers bukanlah film “murahan” maupun komedi sensual yang memberi label buruk pada film-film coming of age. Dengan menampilkan dua mantan Disney princesses beserta teman-teman sexy-nya, ditambah aktor yang sedang naik daun, serta dibesut oleh sutradara film-film semi-arthouse macam Gummo dan Mister Lonely; Spring Breakers bukanlah sekedar film coming-of-age biasa– it’s a breaker for usual spring-break movies! Continue reading “Spring Breakers (2012):Disney Girls Gone Bad!”