Charlie Chua

Charlie Chua

Favorite films

  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
  • Yi Yi
  • Chungking Express
  • Trainspotting

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  • Looking for Langston

  • Shrek 2

    ★★★★½

  • Shrek

    ★★★½

  • Moonrise Kingdom

    ★★★

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  • Moonrise Kingdom

    Moonrise Kingdom

    ★★★

    With Charlie.

  • Beowulf

    Beowulf

    ★★

    My biggest takeaway was the creative ways in which they hid Beowulf’s junk.

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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★½

    I think I can see why so many people love this film. It’s a down to earth, coming of age movie about an angsty teenager and her relationship with her family and friends. As we watch her character grow, we can’t help but feel like saying, “hey, I was just like that!” or “I know someone exactly like her!”

    Now, there’s nothing wrong with that, and you’re entitled to loving this film, but to me, if that’s all this movie…

  • Unsound

    Unsound

    ★★½

    I’ve been following Darious Britt’s channel D4Darious for quite a while now. I always appreciate his monthly technical tips for filmmaking which I try so fruitlessly to replicate. So as you can imagine, I was excited to see how his feature debut, Unsound, would turn out. Unfortunately, the original short film version of Unsound, Seafood Tester, didn’t prove very promising. If anything it was melodramatic and narratively incoherent. Sad as it is to say, this feature length version suffers from…