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

  • 20 hours ago

    New July releases on Shudder worth checking out

  • 1 week ago

    Netflix’s ‘Fear Street’ trilogy — A horror event well worth catching

  • 2 weeks ago

    Take a trip into some rural horror comedies with 'Werewolves Within' and 'Boys From County Hell'

  • 3 weeks ago

    'Till Death', 'The Vigil' and 'The Night': Three single location genre wonders that will leave you very impressed

More from Aidil Rusli

  • 4 weeks ago

    'Censor' and 'The Power': Two new British horror movies ripe for discovery

    JULY 3 ― While the UK may have a rich history of horror filmmaking, with famous studios like Hammer and Amicus at the forefront in the 1960s and 1970s, and classic films like...

  • 1 month ago

    In praise of ‘A Ghost Waits’

    JUNE 19 — One of the most satisfying things that can result from my never-ending hunt for new horror/genre films is when I encounter something so special that it, despite...

  • 1 month ago

    'Those Who Wish Me Dead' and 'The Woman In The Window': Two critically panned movies that might actually be worth your time

    JUNE 12 ― While I very rarely let film reviews and internet chatter get in the way of my movie viewing, in the sense that I’ll watch whatever I feel like watching regardless...

  • 1 month ago

    ‘Wrath of Man’ and ‘Spiral: From The Book of Saw’: Two major new movies worth checking out

    JUNE 5 — In pre-Covid-19 times, the arrival of June would’ve meant the beginning of the summer movie season, with some studios even choosing to release their big titles in May...

  • 2 months ago

    ‘Army of the Dead’ and ‘Jakob’s Wife’: New genre movies to check out

    MAY 29 — As we approach the middle of 2021, with the end of the pandemic still nowhere in sight and cases continuing to reach all-time highs this past week and the national...

  • 2 months ago

    'Golden Arm' and 'Best Summer Ever': A couple of US indie comedies to brighten your day

    MAY 22 ― Now that we’re more or less back to lockdown life with MCO 3.0, I found myself gravitating more towards feelgood indie comedies in the past week. Maybe it’s because...

  • 2 months ago

    Low budget grindhouse gold with ‘Death Ranch’ and ‘For The Sake Of Vicious’

    MAY 15 — According to Wikipedia, a grindhouse is an American term for a movie theatre that mainly shows low-budget horror, splatter and exploitation films for adults.  Its...

  • 2 months ago

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

    MAY 8 ― With this year’s Oscar season well and truly over (and with me feeling quite happy with myself that I got all but one of my predictions right!), I’ve been on a...

  • 3 months ago

    My Oscar predictions for 2021

    APRIL 24 ― Two big factors have more or less rendered useless the many previously established rules/markers that have been used to predict Oscar winners: the Covid-19 pandemic...

  • 3 months ago

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

    APRIL 17 — The Oscars are arriving next week on April 26 and I’ve still got a few more films to catch, especially the ones in the animated and foreign language categories, so...

  • 3 months ago

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

    APRIL 10 ― Back in the mid- to late 90s, the name Doug Liman was usually associated with the 90s independent film boom alongside then famous names like Quentin Tarantino, Gregg...

  • 3 months 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...

  • 4 months 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...

  • 4 months 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...

  • 4 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...