Shiraz: a Romance of India

On Film Restoration and Shiraz: a Romance of India

ike when I saw Shiraz: a Romance of India (1928), I was amazed by choreography on war and how the film team was able to arrange dozens of people into frames or ask elephants to step on the head of main character

Gundala

Ambisi Gundala

Boredom menggelayut selama dua jam. Masa lalu superhero yang super tragis. Mendayu-dayu latar musik. Perkelahian melempem di akhir cerita. Karakter-karakter…

Ave Maryam

Ave Maryam di Mata Kami

Puitika Desain dalam Ave Maryam karya Ertanto Robby. Bagi untuk penonton yang telah terbiasa dengan estetika instagram dan foto-foto Kinfolk, film ini seperti penyegar mata di kala bioskop Indonesia dibanjiri oleh film-film dengan pergantian gambar cepat dan condong menggunakan warna sehari-hari.

Milly & Mamet

No Comedy in Milly & Mamet the Movie

Milly & Mamet offers Instagram feeds. The way Ernest Prakasa, the director, chose the properties and its color, all black in the office, and image of food menu, all of them are common now. The references are Instagrasmism and K-pop video. Is this an attempt by Ernest, who wants to translate visual phenomena on social media? Did he just only celebrate Instagram’s aesthetic?

Happy Holiday, Fellas!

“Can’t bring back time. Like holding water in your hand.”  ― James Joyce, Ulysses Jadi ceritanya, bulan November lalu, saya tertantang untuk…