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Archive for the ‘The Flick Critic’ Category

The Devil Wears Prada

Sunday, 1 October 2006

This chicklit adaptation reportedly diverge from its source. It’s about a fresh graduate’s, Andrea Sachs (Anne Hathaway), struggle to cope with her new boss, Miranda Priestly (aptly acted by Meryl Streep). Miranda made her go through hell, but she ultimately survives. Minimal plot, I have to admit. And the fact that I missed the climax […]


Saturday, 2 September 2006

The movie evolves around the life of Yahya (Anjasmara), a regular salaryman at a company’s archival department, whose name his boss can’t even remember. One day, after a reported daytime robbery in the news, he found a briefcase at the side of the road. He brought it with him everywhere, ignoring all those around him […]

Mendadak Dangdut

Monday, 28 August 2006

The movie is a nice variation to the genre teen-flick. Though the acting is less than stellar, it’s still entertaining in it’s own right. The plot is rather flimsy. It’s about a pop/rock-star, Petris (Titi Kamal) caught with 5 kgs of heroin in her car, left by her sister/manager’s, Yulia (Kinaryosih), questionable boyfriend. They then […]

Lady in the Water

Tuesday, 22 August 2006

This one’s a real fantasy flick. A far detour from everyone’s favorite The Sixth Sense and even other Shyamalan’s movies. It’s not a horror nor a thriller. I’m giving it a 2 out of 5. But hey, I’m not an expert, right? The movie is about an apartment superintendent who helped a woman living in […]