Dua Lipa’s New Rules Blow My Mind! Mwah!


Dua Lipa, an old name in music world, but a new name for me that immediately grab all my attention. Honestly, I didn’t know her until an Indonesia’s social media celebrity, Awkarin, mentioned her name in her instagram. I just instantly loved Lipa’s powerful voice and cool style. I actually had heard her name several…

Pride and Prejudice


I am alone at home again and again. I strongly believe that I deserve a certificate for being most well-prepared future housewife for taking care my parents’ home every time they go out of town and leave me alone like now. My sister and my brother are also not at home, so, yeah, I am…

Cinderella


Director: Kenneth Branagh Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy Release Date: 13 March 2015 Run Time: 105 minutes Stars: Cate Blanchett, Helena B. Carter, Lily James, Richard Madden It has been a very long time since the last time I made a movie review. I will not blame you for guessing that I never watch movie ever…

Indonesian Women Authors Nowadays and Their Works


These past few months, I have read several books from Indonesian authors while doing my thesis. You know, I absolutely did not want to spend my precious time only by being crazy for thinking of my thesis, so I asked a friend of mine, my walking library, the most bookworm friend I ever have (I…

The Heirs – Another Love & Money Story from South Korea


Director: Kang Shin-Hyo Writer: Kim Eun-Sook Stars: Lee Min-Ho, Park Shin-Hye, Kim Woo-Bin Genre: Romance Release Date: October 9 – December 12, 2013 Language: Korean The drama-makers of Korea really know how to transform an ordinary story becomes an amazing one. They did it again in this drama, The Heirs. What can I say about this…

Habibie & Ainun


Director: Faozan Rizal Genre: Drama, Romance, Family Release Date: 20 December 2012 Run Time: 118 minutes Stars: Reza Rahardian, Bunga Citra Lestari Another masterpiece of Indonesian movie makers. Habibie & Ainun, a true love story of The Third President of Indonesia, Prof. Dr. -Ing. B. J. Habibie, with his lovely wife, Hasri Ainun Besari. This…

The (Un)Reality Show


Writer: Clara Ng Publisher: PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama Publication date: February, 2005 Pages: 352 pages, 20 cm Language: Indonesia Two words to describe this book, shockable and unpredictable. This book is not a new book, it has been published since 2005, but the novel from one of my favorite Indonesian writers, Clara Ng, is reprinted…

Mirror Mirror – New Version of Snow White


Director: Tarsem Singh Writers: Jason Keller & Marc Klein (screenplay), Melisa Wallack (screen story), Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm (original story) Stars: Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, and Armie Hammer Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama Release Date: 30 March, 2012 Runtime: 106 minutes Snow White is my most favorite Disney’s Princess. She is beautiful -skin as white…

Animal Farm


Writer: George Orwell Publisher: Secker and Warburg (London) Publication date: 17th August 1945 Pages: +120 pages Read this novel is my final project. My lecturer told me to read it in a week and think about the story inside. At first, I thought it was like a children book about animal, such as Winnie The…

The Dragonfly Pool


Title: The Dragonfly Pool Writer: Eva Ibbotson Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books Pages: 416 pages Publication Date: May 2nd, 2008 I need about 5 months until I can read this book. I saw this book in a book store in Jakarta and this book isn’t sold in other book store, include Gramedia, only in Kinokuniya. When…

The Lovely Bones


Director: Peter Jackson Writer:  Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens (sreenplay), Alice Sebold (novel) Released Date: April 7, 2010 (Indonesia) Stars: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, and Saoirse Ranon The Lovely Bones sebuah film yang ber-genre fantasi, drama, dan thriller. Film ini diceritakan berdasarkan sebuah novel dengan judul yang sama yang diterbitkan pada tahun 2003. …

A Little Princess


Judul: A Little Princess Penulis: Frances Hodgson Burnett Penerbit: PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama Tebal: 312 halaman; 20cm Penerjemah: Julanda Tantani Buku A Little Princess ini sangat menarik perhatianku awalnya hanya karena cover-nya. Aku menyukai gambar dan paduan warna yang digunakan. Lalu kemudian, aku pun membaca sinopsis di balik bukunya. Hmm, menarik. Seorang putri raja cilik….