POPULAR on Facebook right now is a snapshot from yesterday’s copy of The Star‘s opinions segment.
Calling for an “immediate ban”, a reader simply identifying himself as Shan from Klang took issue with the foul language in Marvel‘s Deadpool.
Gaining infamy last year thanks to a particularly harsh set of “guidelines” imposed on local television, our Lembaga Penapisan Filem (LPF) makes an early start in 2006.
Two years ago, a woman indepently organised a small screening of a foreign documentary on Sri Lanka. Today, the woman is in court, and could face up to three years in jail or a fine of RM30,000.
“There’s nothing wrong with watching Padaiyappa, but we want Malaysians to watch local content,” states MyFilem project manager, Yati Moktar.
Movie-streaming platform MyFilem has been going from strength to strength in terms of acquisition, and the team’s library has grown a significant amount since early days. It’s no longer just B movies filling up the screen; a quick look at the Drama section reveals Shuhaimi Baba‘s Ringgit Kasorrga, Yasmin Ahmad‘s Muallaf, and Oliver Knott‘s The Red Kebaya! And they’re all only RM5.55 if you’re keen.