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When did we forget the purpose of film criticism?

There’s been a distinct change in recent years in the attitude towards film reviews throughout the internet. It’s something approaching toxic, stifling the idea that reviews can hold a unique opinion and instead holding them to an invisible choice between ‘good’ and ‘bad’. 691 more words

Movies

Why pandering to social justice warriors has failed

This summer, two films have been placed on the spotlight. One of them is Suicide Squad, a film that, despite its shortcomings in terms of narrative, is a decently entertaining comic book film. 1,030 more words

TV & Movies

SABTU BERSAMA BAPAK

SABTU BERSAMA BAPAK

 

Kekhawatiran Gunawan (Abimana Aryasatya), yang tidak mampu melihat perkembangan keluarganya karena vonis dokter perihal pernyakitnya, memberikan ide untuk tetap hadir sebagai sosok ayah yang menjadi pemimpin keluarga. 618 more words

Film

Bored Begum

I snuck in to Bangalore last week. It was a quiet entry and an even quieter exit because I was feeling forlorn and disoriented from all the places and people crowding my head. 881 more words

KURUNG MANUK

KURUNG MANUK

 

Masa lalu Manuk (Prasajadi Heru) sangat mempengaruhi kehidupannya di saat dewasa. Ketakutan, kekecewaan, dan keprihatinan hidupnya membuatnya menjadi seorang pria kesepian yang hidup bersama kenangan dan imajinasi absurd yang dimilikinya. 663 more words

Film

Kent Jones profile

Kent Jones is not the first film critic to turn filmmaker. But as director of the New York Film Festival, a role he has held since late 2012, Jones’s increasingly prolific output behind the camera can, on occasion, put him in an awkward position. 1,971 more words

Film Critics

The Best 1-Star Movies

This is a long overdue post to say the least. Let me first add I honestly do think there is a legitimate bias in the film critic community towards the type of comedy that generally draws a one-star rating. 1,189 more words