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Culture // Screen Raves
10 Feel-Good Shows on Netflix to Distract You from Life

These shows are the equivalent of Vick's VapoRub, when you have a nasty cold. It won't cure you, but it does make you feel better.

by Binky Bee September 18, 2018
Culture // Screen Raves
Crazy Rich Asians and the Gulf Between Asians and Asian-Americans

While hailed by Asian-Americans the movie Crazy Rich Asians were panned by many in Asia.

by Mario Rustan, Columnist August 28, 2018
Culture // Screen Raves
'One Day at A Time': The Great Series You're Probably Not Watching

Netflix's One Day at a Time may not be as flashy or popular as some of the other series, but the 30-minute long series is one you should not miss.

by Binky Bee April 25, 2018
Culture // Screen Raves
Sekala Niskala Captures How A Child Deals with Loss and Grief

The new film by Director Kamila Andini explores the idea of an overlapping world between the seen and the unseen, the presence of the divine among the living when death feels near.

by Ayunda Nurvitasari, Reporter/Social Media Manager March 13, 2018
Culture // Screen Raves
Spine-chilling 'Pengabdi Setan' Reboot More Nuanced, Less Religious

Joko Anwar's new movie, Pengabdi Setan, a reboot of an 80's film of the same name is a convention-defying, spine-chilling flick.

by Ayunda Nurvitasari, Reporter/Social Media Manager October 05, 2017
Culture // Screen Raves
The Inheritance of Fear: How 'It' (2017) Tackles Child Abuse, Bullying

The latest adaptation of Stephen King's novel "It" takes a look the idea of personal fear being "inherited" in the context of child abuse and bullying.

by Ayunda Nurvitasari, Reporter/Social Media Manager September 15, 2017
Culture // Screen Raves
Women's Agency in Women Wrestling Series G.L.O.W

In retelling the story behind the 1980's women wrestlers, Netflix's series G.L.O.W reclaims the focus and shifts the women's narrative from mere objects of male gaze to agents of personal empowerment.

by Ayunda Nurvitasari, Reporter/Social Media Manager September 06, 2017
Culture // Screen Raves
What 'Wonder Woman' Shows Us About Women's Greatest Superpower

Wonder Woman's greatest superpower is not her physical prowess, it's the strength that most women innately have.

by Raisa Nabila July 17, 2017
Culture // Screen Raves
'Lipstick Under My Burkha': When Real Women Take Over Indian Screens

India's "sisterhood" films are sidestepping the old ways of seeing women and men - be it through the use of camera or the way they use song and dance.

by Anubha Yadav June 21, 2017
Culture // Screen Raves
Selling Sex: Wonder Woman and The Ancient Fantasy of Hot Lady Warriors

Though Wonder Woman was portrayed as a feminist icon in the 1940s, she is also a highly sexual character.

by Christian-Georges Schwentzel June 05, 2017