I mostly don't do my ratings, but I rarely abominate.

Favorite films

  • Dogtooth
  • Yi Yi
  • Drive My Car
  • In the Mood for Love

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  • After the Storm


  • Drive My Car


  • The Reflection of a Loner

  • Good Will Hunting


Recent reviews

  • Drive My Car

    Drive My Car


    What a year to begin with. This film manages to tone down what I've been feeling for the past months. Left me empty, questioning, then realizing. It has the same feelings when I watched Good Will Hunting back in October.

    But Drive My Car left me open-handed.

  • The Reflection of a Loner

    The Reflection of a Loner

    Narcism polemics fonds thorough the film.

    If I may quote from Otty Widasari, Head Selector of Arkipel, once said this (more or less, but the concept was,):

    "....disitu ada konten dan kesadaran akan sinemanya itu sendiri. Tapi yang paling penting juga kesadaran akan mediumnya."

    Nah, the good point is, Sutradara dari Orang Kesepian Saling Menatap sadar akan konten dan sinemanya. Mungkin.

    "siapa ngeliat siapa" Otty then answered the following questions throughout the interview. she was talking about how subjectivity on…

Popular reviews

  • Ikiru



    Life is brief.

    I do remember one thing as the film ended with such delicate irony feelings, croissant. Watching Ikiru was like you making your own croissant and eat it while it was fresh baked.

    As you were making croissants, the technique required marvelous detail for each layer to achieve a delicate croissant. Every butter must be cold, yet, the dough has to be chilled enough to melt as you put them into oven-bake to hug your tongue as you…

  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

    The Tale of the Princess Kaguya


    a wholesomeness in a cage of trapped happiness.

    Hime-sama, on behalf of every filthy man on earth, I beg your apologies for disobeying truly who you are. I beg your apologies, my dear.