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

  • 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...