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Should Local and International Films Be Held to the Same Standard?

Zhafran Zulkifly, Film Critic, Pure Pixels | Bront Palarae, Actor & Film Producer

11-Aug-20 14:00

Should Local and International Films Be Held to the Same Standard?

A few days ago, local actress Ellie Suriati Omar claimed that YouTubers should be asked to apply for a license before they’re allowed to produce content. She said that there are many YouTubers who criticise local films, which then negatively impacts the film’s box office potential. But does it hold water? We discuss what the role of a film critic is, particularly in the local industry. 

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann, Sharmilla Ganesan, Dashran Yohan


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