Author: Ardo Omer

Black Cop. Directed by Cory Bowles. TIFF 2017.

Black Cop Engages Canadian Audiences on Police Brutality & Black Lives

Black Cop Cory Bowles (director and writer), Jeffery Wheaton (cinematographer), Jeremy Harty (editor) Ronnie Rowe, Sophia Walker, Simon Paul Mutuyimana (cast) Released September 11, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival 2017) It seems like the best was left for last because I thoroughly enjoyed watching Black Cop on the final day of the Toronto International Film Festival. In…

Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts. Directed by Mouly Surya. 2017.

Marlina the Murderer: Questioning Choices in the Indonesian Feminist Western

Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts Mouly Surya (director and writer),  Rama Adi and Garin Nugroho (writers), Yunus Pasolang (cinematographer), Kelvin Nugroho (editor) Marsha Timothy, Dea Panendra, Egy Fedly, Yoga Pratama (cast) September 7, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival 2017), May 24, 2017 (Cannes Film Festival) Warning: Spoilers Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts is described as an Indonesian contemporary feminist…

A Guide to Free Comic Book Day 2017

Two years ago, I read all of the Free Comic Book Day offerings in one day and listed the titles you definitely needed to pick up. I did it again with a new crop of comics! There were some great titles and hopefully, they’ll get reluctant readers to dive into the world of sequential storytelling….