There is skepticism when it comes to film sequels because of the belief that it would never be better than the first one. It can only be seen as the extended story that we’re already familiar with. Polis Evo 2 starring Zizan Razak and Shaheizy Sam not only grounds down this notion but becomes a dynamic movie on the Malaysian police force battling against terrorism and drug trafficking. This review is spoiler-free.
Developed from a short film of the same name, director and writer, Quek Shio Chuan‘s Guang is a simple and elegant debut feature film about the tense yet loving relationship between brothers Wen Guang (Kyo Chen) and Didi (Ernest Chong) amidst living as working class citizens in Kuala Lumpur. This review is spoiler-free.
An exhibition by KLPA events and KLEE, INC PARIS TOKYO with support from HP DesignJet, PhotoMedia, Aēsop, and Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur; Two Mountains Photography Project captures iconic landmarks heralded in society’s psyche as kings of nature and landscape, Mount Fuji in Japan and Mount Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia. The exhibition will showcase the works of six artists from 24th November 2018 to 27th January 2019 at Level 3, Ilham Gallery.
This year, Tuanku Bainun Young Changemakers Awards have overseen the submissions of the Malaysian youths and children in relating to making a social impact through projects that they initiate from building a safe and clean water source for an Orang Asli village to encouraging a healthy outlook on personal hygiene by making DIY soaps.