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COMMENT | ‘Pulau’ controversy: Stop pandering to narrow conservatives
COMMENT | We refer to the recent statement by the Communications and Digital Minister Fahmi Fadzil, where he stated that the trailer for the local horror film, “Pulau”, is not suitable for public viewing.

The minister’s comment follows the uproar of narrow conservative segments decrying the movie’s supposed lewd or excessive scenes in the movie’s trailer.

If we were to look at the trailer for “Pulau” rationally and objectively, nothing contained in it was any more “obscene” than the numerous other movies from Hollywood that are cleared for viewing in Malaysia... 

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