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The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 8) – Lelaki Harapan Dunia (with guest Liew Seng Tat)


The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 8) – Lelaki Harapan Dunia (with guest Liew Seng Tat)

Malaysian film Lelaki Harapan Dunia, which courted controversy (unintentionally) when it was released in the cinemas in Malaysia, recently won the Special Jury Prize at the Fajr International Film Festival in Iran. We speak to it’s director Liew Seng Tat.

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The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 7) – Movies that shaped, or screwed up, our childhood!


The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 7) – Movies that shaped, or screwed up, our childhood!

Zan and Aizyl talk about the movies that shaped their childhoods… from the late 1970s right up to the 1990s (they were born 10 years apart!), and from VHS tapes to laserdiscs, and VCDs to DVDs… to err… torrents?

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The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 6) – The state of Malaysian indie cinema


The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 6) – The state of Malaysian indie cinema

The Azlee brothers find out more about the current state of Malaysian indie cinema. The new wave that came out in the mid-2000s seem to have gone a little bit quiet. But is there a beginning of a revival? They speak to two filmmakers who were part of the early new wave – Tan Chui Mui and James Lee.

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The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 5) – Chewie, we’re home!


The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 5) – Chewie, we’re home!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens! The Fat Bidin Film Club resident know-it-nones, Zan and Aizyl Azlee, talk about the latest trailer to be released promoting a film that will only come out at the end of the year (and the first trailer was released last year!).

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The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 3) – Birdman


The Fat Bidin Film Club (Ep 3) – Birdman

Zan and Aizyl finally find a film that they both can agree is an excellent film… Birdman, starring Michael Keaton and directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. However, do take note that Aizyl had not even seen the whole film when this podcast was recorded!

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