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

  • 1 day ago

    Jiu-jitsu, Nicolas Cage and a tip of the hat to the ridiculous

  • 1 week ago

    Heartbreak horror and its very particular wonders

  • 2 weeks ago

    Two under-the-radar genre movies from two different countries worth investigating

  • 3 weeks ago

    Two new apocalypse movies with a sense of humour

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  • 1 month ago

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  • 1 month ago

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  • 1 month ago

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  • 2 months ago

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  • 2 months ago

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  • 3 months ago

    Playing with time with 'Tenet'

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  • 3 months ago

    Three excellent genre films ripe for discovery

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  • 3 months ago

    Two obscure genre nuggets you might want to check out

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  • 3 months ago

    Two horror gems in Malaysian cinemas worth discovering

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  • 4 months 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...

  • 4 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...

  • 4 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...

  • 5 months ago

    Relatively obscure horror flicks to satisfy your curiosity

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