Tim Tan Huynh

Movies category

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

1 Sep 2019 — Quentin Tarantino's latest movie is the film equivalent of Don MacLean's "American Pie." It revolves around a well-known and tragic event that, in the eyes of the creator, has marked the end of a special era. Read

Ghost World

30 Dec 2016 — This early-2000s indie movie is an adaptation of a late-1990s graphic novel that has a timeless story about teen angst and tenuous friendship. Read

Toy Story

23 Nov 2016 — This classic and historic animated movie has forever changed its industry. Read

Aliens and Terminator 2: Judgement Day

1 Nov 2016 — These beloved sci-fi movies combine action and suspense. They also work as horror movies: the basis of each story is the protagonists' isolated struggle to survive against now-iconic monsters. Read

Chi-Raq

20 Sep 2016 — This modern re-imagining of a classical play is disappointing, but its subject matter is topical and thought-provoking. Read

The Deer Hunter

30 May 2016 — The 1979 Oscar winner for Best Picture is epic and, surprisingly, understated. Read

Top Gun

16 May 2016 — Thirty years after its release, this movie has proven to be both an effective recruiting tool and an enduring cultural icon. Read

Schindler’s List

7 May 2016 — This movie is timeless for reasons good and bad. Read

Birdman

28 Feb 2016 — The six-year-old in me roots for Michael Keaton; a VHS copy of Tim Burton's Batman is still at my parents' house. I felt more obligated than excited to watch Birdman, but it won me over within five or so minutes. Read

Raging Bull

14 Feb 2016 — The sights and sounds of its boxing scenes are outdated, but like other good movies about boxing, it's not only about boxing. Read