Aidil Rusli

Aidil Rusli

Aidil Rusli loves rock 'n' roll, still believes in the words "indie" and "underground", and after all these years still sings in his band Couple You can get in touch with Aidil by emailing: [email protected]

Recent Opinions

  • 5 days ago

    Two highly enjoyable 'bad movies' for the more adventurous film fan

  • 1 week ago

    Three films to catch (or miss) in Malaysian cinemas now

  • 3 weeks ago

    Playing with time with 'Tenet'

  • 1 month ago

    Three excellent genre films ripe for discovery

More from Aidil Rusli

  • 1 month ago

    Two obscure genre nuggets you might want to check out

    AUGUST 15 — With Covid-19 disrupting all manner of businesses and modes of doing business, making 2020 a headache for bosses and businesses everywhere, it’s a given that the...

  • 1 month ago

    Two horror gems in Malaysian cinemas worth discovering

    AUGUST 8 ― More and more new movies are opening in Malaysian cinemas right now, but the line-up is still very much a horror-centric one as major Hollywood movies are still...

  • 1 month ago

    Four must-see new streaming gems

    JULY 26 — With major new movies still not arriving in Malaysian cinemas — thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic that hasn't shown signs of slowing down in most countries — it is...

  • 2 months ago

    Back to the cinema

    JULY 18 ― Now that cinemas are allowed to operate again, I’m sure there are many of us out there just itching to finally be able to watch a movie on the big screen after...

  • 2 months ago

    'Rad', 'BMX Bandits' and childhood nostalgia

    JULY 11 ― Growing up in the 80s means that there are at least two things that will immediately summon that warm nostalgic feeling in us ― the mention of BMX bikes and memories...

  • 3 months ago

    Relatively obscure horror flicks to satisfy your curiosity

    MAY 30 — One of the great things about having extra time at home during quarantine is how it converts even the most casual of movie fans into curious movie hunters.  After...

  • 4 months ago

    Lockdown viewing: Feel-good charmers on Netflix

    MAY 23 ― After more than two months of staying home for most of us, I'm pretty sure that our viewing patterns have changed from when the Movement Control Order (MCO) started on...

  • 5 months ago

    MCO viewing: New genre thrills to spice up your day

    APRIL 18 ― As we enter the third phase of the movement control order (MCO) and with the end still not likely in sight, I’m pretty sure a lot of us have watched most of the...

  • 5 months ago

    MCO viewing: Forgotten gems from the 70s and 80s

    APRIL 11 — For most of us, it's coming up to four weeks of staying home because of the fight against Covid-19 and of course, the Movement Control Order (MCO).  At...

  • 6 months ago

    Three films in Malaysian cinemas to fill your weekend with

    MARCH 14 ― The biggest excitement in local cinemas this week for me personally, is the arrival of local action flick Bulan & Pria Terhebat, as I've always been a complete...

  • 6 months ago

    When movie-watching is in Blum

    MARCH 7 ― In the world of modern horror cinema, no scratch that, make it modern cinema itself, there are very few success stories that can match that of Blumhouse Productions, a...

  • 7 months ago

    Three films in Malaysian cinemas to cure your post-Oscars blues

    FEBRUARY 15 ― Despite the predictable results in some categories, the very much hoped for (but not so realistically expected) sweep by Korean international smash Parasite,...

  • 7 months ago

    My Oscar predictions for this year

    FEBRUARY 8 ― From what we've seen on the road to the Oscars this year, it really is looking like it's going to be quite an easy one to predict, as all the preceding awards, with...

  • 7 months ago

    Two Bollywood films by female directors to kick off the year

    FEBRUARY 1 — Not being someone who keeps up with developments in the Bollywood film industry, only catching titles that interest me either because of a director’s track record...

  • 8 months ago

    Flirting with prestige with ‘1917’ and ‘The Garden Of Evening Mists’

    JANUARY 18 — With the Oscar nominations just announced earlier this week, we've definitely entered that stretch at the beginning of every year where “quality” films begin to...