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.
In this spoiler-filled review, we discuss Raja Mukhriz‘s horror-thriller, 7ujuh which is a horrific account of how seven students were left to their own accord in isolation and going through the consequences of their own sins. Remember this article has SPOILERS.
It’s undeniable that one would sit down for a screening of PASKAL mainly to expect its action sequences, choreographed fights (by the actors themselves) and some insights on the lives and missions of the Royal Malaysian Navy‘s elite squad, Pasukan Khas Laut but what was surprising is how there was a lot of heart in the story.