Tim Tan Huynh

Oscars tag

The Deer Hunter

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

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 Birdman

American Sniper

2 Jul 2015 — This biopic does enough to stand out in a genre that's getting tired. Like the non-fiction book, the movie follows Chris Kyle while he thrives as a Navy SEAL at war and then as he struggles as a family man at home. Read American Sniper

Dallas Buyers Club

25 Jun 2015 — Some aspects are contrived and predictable, but overall this 2014 nominee for Best Picture lives up to the hype because of its unusual plot and charismatic leads. Read Dallas Buyers Club