Detectives with supernatural powers is a TV trope that tend to fall deep into the land of cliches. But Mandatori takes what we know and love, successfully creating a binge-worthy series that is visually intelligent, and keeps you at thrilled at the edge of your seat.
The Pontianak comes from a place of abuse, dying when she carries life inside her, and she finds strength out of it. She is raw, primal, carnal and sexual, and she is beautiful and has luscious, long black hair. She will seduce you, draw you in and you will feel her wrath. The two teenage girls in my film are both Pontianaks in their own ways. Every woman is a Pontianak in her own way. -Amanda Eu
Lagi Senang Jaga Sekandang Lembu is a short film that tells the story of two teenage outcasts who form an uncanny friendship in their remote village. As the girls discover each other’s clandestine aspects, she observes the changes in her new friend to the point of violence, [...]
ON the 19th of January, The Daily Seni was invited to the premiere of musical-drama Permata Hati. Don’t be flummoxed by the label musical-drama though, because it’s a milestone away from what you’d expect a musical to be. Instead of the stars belting out catchy cum heart-wrenching tunes, the 110 minute film features dramatically placed music clips reflecting the mood of the scene. Imagine Zul Ariffin crying with melancholic elevator music in the background. Did we mention he was in it?