Video of Miss Universe Leila Lopes’s recent visit to Indonesia, and also a bit of cultural lesson about the beauty perspective in the country (which is applicable to many parts of Asia) where a lighter skin colour is considered an epitome of beauty…
Miss Indonesia Nadine Alexandra is also featured with her two cents.
Trailer for Indonesian film, The Raid, which won plaudits at the Toronto Film Festival last month. Some say it’s one of the best action movie in years; and there’s also news that it’s getting a Hollywood remake. Violent content warning…
Pretty enthralling trailer. The storyline is simple – about a SWAT team being entrapped in a safe house for the world’s most dangerous assassins and gangsters. Plenty of flying bullets, close combat battle and Silat, a form of Southeast Asian martial arts.
Movie directed by Welsh born Gareth Evans and starred Iko Uwais, a real life Silat master. This is the duo’s second collaboration.
An Indonesian court has sentenced pop star Nazril Irham, better known as Ariel, to three-and-a-half years in prison after sex tapes of him with two tv celebrities appeared online.
The 29-year-old frontman of popular rock band Peterpan/Noah was found guilty for “giving an opportunity for others to spread, produce and prepare a pornographic video.”
The two videos, which were made public in June 2010, showed Ariel having sex on separate occasions with female television celebrities Luna Maya (pic) and Cut Tari, who is married to another man. Ariel has always denied distributing them, claiming that they had been stolen and uploaded without permission.
Unfortunately for him, making the clips is bad enough under the controversial Indonesian anti-pornography law which came into effect in 2008.
Indonesian commercials (2008 or earlier) for Axe men body-spray. The female model in the first video is Dutch-Indonesian actress Asmirandah and the last one is Miss Indonesia 2006 Agni Pratistha. Not sure about the other two…