Ananta Evander

Graduated MSc International Relations student | Proud Indonesian Citizen | Interested in Popular Culture, Soft Power, Religion, Globalization and Nationalism affairs

ARTICLES BY Ananta Evander

Season 2 of The Witcher is hit and miss this time around

S2 fails to live up to the expectation, yet manages to deliver menacing monster encounters and a warm father-daughter relationship
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Opinion | The unavoidable truth: Voi scooters need to stay

There have been around 2.5 million Voi journeys in Bristol since October 2020, the highest number in any Western European city.
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Eternals suffers from a disproportionate number of plot threads leading to an inconsistent narrative

Adopting a philosophical big arc narrative approach similar to Cloud Atlas (2012), Ad Astra (2019) and The Truman Show (1998), Eternals is considered a ‘genre-breaking’ film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) beautifully reflecting human ingenuity.
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'Squid Game' is not entirely an original product as the audience may tend to think

Netflix’s recent cultural sensation Squid Game provides an in-depth social critique of the modern capitalistic system, encapsulating the ‘debt-trap’ situation and the contradiction of ‘prosperity dream’.
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