Monday, May 18, 2009

Perempuan Berkalung Sorban

"Perempuan Berkalung Sorban" is the latest Indonesian movie based on the novel written by Abidah El Khaliqy, a story about the journey of a girl name Anissa, in her search for freedom,love and justice in womens right and the sacrifice she made to achieve her dreams. Living in a strong islamic community brought her to difficulties to achieve her dreams but her strong will and passion has finally brought trust from her family and community to accept the changes.

I've just watched this movie on DVD last night. It's been a good thing that more religious movies were made to show the beauty of islam. But Unfortunately, if the movie was not done in the right way, it could just meddle the perception people have on what islam really is. I applaud to the good choreography of the movie but the message sent from it, has somehow, from my opinion, were quite misleading in an indirect way. Maybe this is exactly what is happening there but I do not agree with the opinion made of how they use the Quran and the rules of Allah made to such strong reason that its as if what a man says is always right.

I am not a feminist nor do I disagree that Man was meant to be a Leader. But the movie was made as if that Islam has never given the right or justice to womens and as if islam just let men abuse such authority. I don't exactly know how to explain how i feel about this movie exactly but you better watch this to be the judge. My main point is, i wish they could give a better way to give the right message for this movie so that people will not misinterpret the images of the real Islam teachings.

Honestly, I could have liked this movie if its not because of the uncomfortable feeling of what the movie was trying to convey. Just like the other movie "Ayat Ayat Cinta", the movie is beautiful, if only it was not ruined by a few misleading concept about Islam. I guess you know what I mean.

~~~> A little damage may not ruin the people's beliefs in the short term ,but if it continuously done without repair, may cause destructions on the long run.<~~~

Here's the trailer for you to watch;

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Sunday, May 17, 2009

My bestfriend's Girl Review

Hi ya peeps,

As promised, a feedback about the DVD show I watched last nite. Okay, after so much of my ramblings, All I can say that the movie was not up to my expectations. As usual, trailers deceives me a lot all the time hehehe... There were absolutely too many "unwanted" scenes which reminds me, the people in the cinemas should have screened it first, waaayyy before making decisions to show it to the public.... ;p

Okay, okay, I'm not going there again ..but really the movie is not suitable for show in the Brunei cinemas. It could have been a good movie but something about it is quite dull so yeah i didn't really enjoy the show as much as watching the "Bride wars". In fact , I'd prefer the movie "New in Town" acted by Renee Zelweger, better than 'My Bestfriend's Girl". Therefore, my verdict for this movies is a 5 out of 10.
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Saturday, May 16, 2009


Was about to watched a movie today after work and was all excited as i love a Love comedy story. My Bestfriend's Girl was on in the theatres, so a friend of mine and my sister agreed to go ahead and wanted a laugh out of it. It's not a new movie but since i haven't watched it and it shows now in the cinemas so why not, right?!!

Unfortunately, when we arrived at the cinema, we were told that it was banned ...yes.... BANNED!!! and it was a last minute banned!! I can't believe's the 2nd time I've experienced this situation. Come on guys, if you want to screen the movies do it before publishing to the world that it will be shown in the cinemas. Don't give people hopes coz we do have other plans if there's nothing much to watch there. Censorship should be done way earlier before letting those movies out for show programmes, not last minute!!!

Okay, i don't normally complain like must be the hormones in me but really.... I was disappointed. I know i can just get a dvd and watch it at home, but as a movie lover who loves to be emotionally concentrated and connected to the movie that provides huge screens and a blasting surround sound effect to satisfy the self orgasm of a movieholic....I still wanted to see them in the cinemas. The feel and the satisfaction is wayyyy better than watching at home even if you have your own home theatre in the bedroom!

Anyway, Sorry for my ramblings...hahaha....just letting it out and aaahhh it feels good then. Oh, i did buy the DVD to overcome my frustration.I'm not sure its a good movie or not but that's not the point anyway. Gonna watch it later so reviews will be done tomorrow...if i remember that is heheehe...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Words of Apologies.

Dear Madamoiselle ver2,

"Three months", I'd say 3 months of non existence in this blog of mine surely leaves cobwebs in parts of my brain to even think of anything to blog about. Sorry for my negligence towards you Madamoiselle, my deepest heartiest apologies for those times that I'm supposed to spent with you was done with someone else. I'm sorry..I know you've been my bestest friend for the past 2 years and have been there for me from food to movies and my crucial fictional/unfictional love story.

You see, I met this guy, I knew him for quite sometime already and it had been mutual till recently, I fell for him. I know this is ridicoulous for you madamoiselle but you just don't know how heartbreaking for me to leave him with all his offerings and the great momentos he's been giving to me. No, Madamoiselle, I'm not materialistic, don't you ever say that to shud have known me by now that I was and never will be that of a person. I know you're mad...oh how could I ever asked you for forgiveness my dearest friend for all that i did. I'm really really sorry. I will try to make this up to you. I hope you'll understand, Madamoiselle. I hope you will understand that I could no longer be devoted to you solely my friend for I have him in my life now. I hope you can go along with him one day for you and I wouldn't just give up our friendship for just another guy would you?

I guess this is just what i needed to say, I hope things will go well after this. I'm still your bestfriend you know :) . I hope you'll have a great weekend and take care.

p.s: Oh by the way, the guy that i'm telling you here...his name is "FACEBOOK". ;p
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