Tag Archives: materi review text

Brave: Reading Practice 4 (movie review)

By | September 13, 2015

My family of three went to see an early screening of the new Disney movie, “Brave” yesterday, so I thought I would write a quick ‘mommy’ review of the movie. Disney definitely breaks the standard “Disney Princess” mold with this movie as Princess Merida is a fun, outgoing and wild girl that for once is not in search… Read More »

Laskar Pelangi: Reading Practice 3 (movie review)

By | July 11, 2015

I believe there is a huge responsibility in adapting the number 1 best selling novel. The book was certainly popular and everybody worships this work of Andrea Hirata. To be honest, I didn’t expect anything too spectacular from the movie. Laskar Pelangi is no doubt one of the best Indonesian movies. It beats the Denias: Senandung di Atas… Read More »

The Halloween Kid: Reading Practice 2 (review)

By | June 4, 2015

Burgeoning filmmaker Axelle Carolyn showed a lyrical, controlled sense of cinema in her 2011 short film debut The Last Post. Now, the sometime actress, model, and author has created another work of gentle, frightening craft in the Halloween Kid. The short film features a rhyming, Edward Gorey-esque poem (penned by Carolyn) as its script and story: a tale… Read More »

Boyhood: Reading Practice 1 (review)

By | May 14, 2015

There is something people should know before watching this movie, and that is that it takes place from 2002 to 2014. I grew up in that same generation, so as I watched this morive I felt like I was growing up all over. It was incredible to experience that. And even for those who weren’t children growing up… Read More »

Review

By | May 12, 2015

A review is another text genre that Indonesian high school students need to learn. A review is simply an evaluation. If it is an evaluation, what is it the writer evaluates? Perhaps, anything. But, commonly a review is written to evaluate a movie, book, performance, music,  or service. After you read a book, watch a movie, or attend… Read More »