Category: Movies

Star Wars: The Last Jedi teaser is finally here

By Shazwan Zulkiffli In conjunction with the grand Star Wars Celebration 2017 at Orlando Florida, Disney and Lucasfilms decided to gave a sneak peek of their biggest film yet, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The teaser was dropped around 9-10pm Malaysian time on Saturday and even made early sleepers shoot out of their beds wide awake just to digest the whole trailer after a jam-packed 2 minute look at how Disney is going to serve us next at the Star Wars Trilogy buffet. Because of how good the movie is, Adam Driver claims that he prefers Disney to not...

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5 Things We Want To See From Thor: Ragnarok

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Marvel wasn’t done with us when they released back-to-back trailers for GOTG Vol. 2 and Spider-Man: Homecoming. The studio just dropped an Asgardian-sized surprise in a form of a jaw-dropping trailer for Thor: Ragnarok. Now now, we all know how underwhelming the Thor movies have been. Despite having a promising cast, the Thor series can be considered as the least celebrated of Marvel’s stable of heroes so far, if one were to be put side to side with two other standalones in the likes of Iron Man and Captain America. The first Thor was understandably bland,...

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Joss Whedon to Direct a Standalone ‘Batgirl’ Movie

By Jeremy Say With Joss Whedon slated to helm a standalone Batgirl flick, will the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) be able to escape the gritty and grim shadow that is Zack Snyder? All I can say for certain is that the DCEU might actually stand a fighting chance against the gigantic Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). I mean just imagine a completely untethered Joss Whedon with Batgirl and her comic book history. Now while I know many would want another female director to follow in Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman) footsteps, I can’t imagine anyone else who could pull a project...

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Hype Train: What To Be Excited For In Spider-man: Homecoming

By Shazwan Zulkiffli The eternal battle between Marvel and DC rose to new levels last week and the clear winner is the fans. Both Marvel and DC put out long-awaited trailers to tease grown-ass movie buffs like you and me, chock-full of scenes that probably explain the whole plot. Whether you’re team Marvel or team DC, you have to admit that the second trailer to Spider-man: Homecoming is nothing less than impressive. If you haven’t watched the trailer yet, feel free to click on the link here: A brand new Spider-man who doesn’t look like he’s about to cry?...

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Filem Pendek ‘Ngelamun’: Masa Depan Industri Filem Malaysia Cerah?

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Dengan filem filem seperti Terbaik Dari Langit, Ola Bola, Jagat dan yang terbaru, JRevolusi, industri filem di Malaysia nampak lebih ‘fresh’ dari sedekad lalu. Nampak gayanya, pelapis industri kini sudah belajar dari kesilapan dan kelemahan orang orang lama. Walaupun progres semasa kelihatan positif, sejauh mana pencipta pencipta filem yang baru ini dapat menetapkan ‘industry standard’ mereka dan terus menghasilkan filem filem yang menarik? Semasa persoalan ini masih bermain di fikiran, ternampak pula sebuah tweet dari Adam Zainal, seorang direktor muda yang masih sedang belajar di MMU Nusajaya, mempromosikan filem pendek interaktifnya yang bertajuk – Ngelamun. Ngelamun...

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