Tim Tan Huynh

war tag

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

Srebrenica massacre

11 Jul 2015 — Today is the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. Bosnian Serb forces systematically killed over 7,000 Bosnian Muslim males. The incident is viewed along sectarian lines and is still contentious in the region. Read

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

VE Day

8 May 2015 — To celebrate Allied victory in Europe, I rank the movies that I've seen in which Nazis are the antagonists. Read

Last Days in Vietnam

30 Apr 2015 — A high-profile documentary and somewhat-overshadowed anniversary has given me a chance to reflect on a historically and personally important event. Read

Torture

15 Dec 2014 — Does the end justify the means? I don't really know. Read

The Berlin Wall

10 Nov 2014 — The most imposing and iconic Cold War structure fell 25 years ago yesterday. For people who are old enough to remember, it serves as a reminder of how different the world had been compared to now. Read