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 facebook.com/wearecouple. You can get in touch with Aidil by emailing: [email protected]

Recent Opinions

  • 6 days ago

    Glorious tales of revenge with 'Nobody' and 'Riders of Justice'

  • 2 weeks ago

    My Oscar predictions for 2021

  • 3 weeks ago

    ‘The Reckoning’ and ‘Happily’: Two new genre movies worth investigating

  • 1 month ago

    'Locked Down' and 'Chaos Walking': Two new movies by Doug Liman

More from Aidil Rusli

  • 1 month ago

    Two unsung genre gems worth your time in Malaysian cinemas now

    APRIL 3 — More new movies are slowly trickling into Malaysian cinemas, as our march towards normality in all facets of our everyday lives continues.  There’s still a long...

  • 1 month ago

    A dose of movie magic from Godzilla, Kong and Zack Snyder’s Justice League

    MARCH 27 ― Finally, it’s starting to feel like a dose of normality is coming back to our collective movie diets, first with the highly anticipated arrival of Zack Snyder’s...

  • 1 month ago

    Two new movies now playing in Malaysian cinemas

    MARCH 20 — The big news this week in terms of new movies is, of course, the release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League, a triumph of fan demand long in the making ever...

  • 2 months ago

    Two animated movies now playing in Malaysian cinemas

    MARCH 13 ― The last film I saw in the cinema was Wonder Woman 1984, and that was way back in the middle of December, 2020. As cautious as some people may be about going back to...

  • 2 months ago

    Two swooning indie romances worth checking out

    FEBRUARY 27 ― Since the dawn of filmmaking, romance has always been and still is an essential ingredient in all sorts of genres, from melodrama to comedy and even horror. Even...

  • 2 months ago

    Teen rom-coms for your post-Valentine feels

    FEBRUARY 20 — Even though I’ll always belong to the physical format camp in the streaming vs physical debate, one of the great blessings of the current streaming wars between...

  • 3 months ago

    ‘Tis the season for some hostage horror flicks

    FEBRUARY 13 ― One of the more popular sub-genres in horror cinema is what I often call hostage horror, which usually consists of two variations. Of course, there are plenty of...

  • 3 months ago

    ‘Psycho Goreman’ — a nostalgic, hilarious, warm and cheesy delight

    FEBRUARY 6 — If I had to choose only one movie from the long list of new releases in the whole month of January 2021 to watch, I would choose Psycho...

  • 3 months ago

    Anthony Mackie double feature with ‘Synchronic’ and ‘Outside The Wire’

    JANUARY 23 — If you’re a casual movie fan, I’m sure you’d at least be familiar with Anthony Mackie’s face, if not his name.  He’s undoubtedly most popular as...

  • 3 months ago

    Checking out three Oscar hopefuls from Netflix

    JANUARY 16 ― Even after the strange year that was 2020, it looks like 2021 is already cooking up its own version of strangeness, with what happened at the Capitol and how Donald...

  • 4 months ago

    ‘Soul’ and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ — two major films in local cinemas right now

    JANUARY 9 — There are films that do just fine being viewed in the comforts of your own home, whether through streaming, downloads or physical copies of the films.  With...

  • 4 months ago

    My favourite Blu-ray releases of 2020

    JANUARY 2 ― Like the last few years, even long after physical media has been pronounced “dead” in certain quarters due to the prevalence of streaming, if you’re a certain...

  • 4 months ago

    My 10 favourite genre films of 2020

    DECEMBER 26 ― 2020 is the year that movie theatres were shut for almost three quarters of the year because of Covid-19, which understandably affected Hollywood blockbusters the...

  • 4 months ago

    My 10 favourite films of 2020

    DECEMBER 19 ― With 2020 being the year where a lot of things have been put on hold courtesy of the Covid-19 pandemic, something as communal as movie-going, especially the whole...

  • 5 months ago

    My favourite albums of 2020

    DECEMBER 12 ― I think it’s safe to say that for quite a number of us, especially those involved in the music scene, 2020 will be remembered as the year most of us were forced...