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Well written. A must watch. You won't believe it is that poetic.
Complete review in Indonesian: udnhz.medium.com/mari-bicara-tentang-yuni-b1e230b14907
Leonor Will Never Die 2022
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I think it's not hyperbolic to say this film is redefining cinema. How the film blends with the filmmaking process is something I've never seen before. Turns out a film can be very honest as in how Ramirez Escobar (the director) shows her process inside the film and also Leonor (the character) puts resemblance of her life into her script. It's a remarkable exploration on multiple genres that genuinely reflects what Ramirez as a Manila-based filmmaker has experienced. At first…
Stealing Raden Saleh 2022
It has everything needed in a heist film, but this doesn't mean it is perfect. I wonder why they decided to go with English terms—considering the characters—that make certain dialogues not believable. There are also plot holes that make you questioning the police. However, it is a well-produced film and Umay and Iqbal delivered a great performance. Let's hope it's a start for more local films in this genre.
Satan's Slaves 2: Communion 2022
A visually pleasing sequel that will answer some questions you had and leave you with more.
The film opens with a very strong scene, setting the mood just right. Interesting that the story starting to connect with Indonesian history at the time. Joko successfully brings back every fan-favorite bit from the first film without making it boring. Unfortunately the film doesn't end as strong as the setup. Well, but we are finally able to see Ical Tanjung's beautiful cinematography on IMAX.
One Day We'll Talk About Today 2020
Can we put aside "yaudah sih Jen" for a while? Because the same "Jen" just co-wrote one of the most well-written piece in Indonesian cinema.