Category Archives for Reviews

Tabula Rasa: cuisine as a connection

One reason to feel blessed to be born Indonesian is Padang cuisine, my friend once said. For me, a Jakartan whose ancestry never goes back beyond my grandma’s occasional Javanese chitchat, those gulai otak (cow brain curry — don’t comment … Continue reading

11. April 2015 by Kevin Aditya
Categories: Movies, Reviews | 7 comments


What’s the last space-faring movie you’ve watched? Sci-fi in recent years continues to be the bore well of pop culture, hiding in plain sight yet goes into great depth of knowledge unlike any other genres. The 60s and 70s brought us … Continue reading

15. November 2014 by Kevin Aditya
Categories: Movies, Reviews | 398 comments

Snowpiercer: a claustrophobic dystopia

Another year, another dystopian movie. Will people ever stop making movies based on projections of the bleakest future of humanity? I hope not, because among the neon-lit urban settings, dirty creepers on the street level, and endless sight of skyscrapers, … Continue reading

19. November 2013 by Kevin Aditya
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Something different to listen to

Do you commute daily and often spent the trip aimlessly looking at the traffic jam? Do you drive daily and hate yourself because you accidentally deleted everything but Skrillex in your iPod? If so, do yourself a favor and go … Continue reading

12. November 2013 by Kevin Aditya
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Rhye – Woman

December is not here (yet), but I’m calling it already: Rhye’s Woman is my  favorite album of 2013. Calm, minimalist soul-infused lounge music? It’s either I’m getting old or the current trend of music is going in a good way. … Continue reading

07. November 2013 by Kevin Aditya
Categories: Music, Reviews | 1 comment

Flicks of last year

Happy new year 2011! Last year was pretty much forgettable, if not for some stirring events spicing up what could have been plain days and months filled with studying and playing mindlessly as a teenager when I still can. No, … Continue reading

02. January 2011 by Kevin Aditya
Categories: Movies, Reviews | 2 comments

Sleeping soundly

There are times when you just can’t sleep, no matter how grueling your day was. Your eyes are closed but your mind is running a series of imagery of things you have to do as soon as you wake up … Continue reading

04. December 2010 by Kevin Aditya
Categories: Lists, Music, Playlist, Reviews | 118 comments

Ecstatic weekend!

Yes, I’ve been busy with my study lately — assignments and surveys, to be precise. But those shall not prevent me from watching the hyped-round-the-year Vampire Weekend show on Bengkel Night Park, 24 October 2010. Can I make window in … Continue reading

28. October 2010 by Kevin Aditya
Categories: Music, Reviews | 2 comments

Slacking minds

Have you, at some instance, let your mind run idle for an extended period of time? Let’s say you have a full month holiday without anything to do and your movement is limited within the boundaries of your hometown. And … Continue reading

17. August 2010 by Kevin Aditya
Categories: Movies, Reviews, Thoughts | 5 comments

Your mind has been incepted

Hola, back to my usual film reviews. I kinda write less now, but once in a while I write movie reviews at Kineklub LFM ITB, but since it’s in Indonesian and there is already an Inception review, so I’ll post … Continue reading

22. July 2010 by Kevin Aditya
Categories: Movies, Reviews | 5 comments

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