That's the Way I Like It
That's the Way I Like It (1999)

The directorial debut of actor and artistic director Glen Goei, who played opposite Anthony Hopkins in the London production of M. Butterfly , is a comedy about a loser with big dreams. In 1970s Singapore, twenty-year-old grocery clerk… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 18, 2000
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Brandon Judell

This sweet film . . . shows in some cases a little disco and a whole lot of Brooklyn isn't such a bad thing.

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Steve Rhodes
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Turn on the disco ball and crank up the music, and the film sizzles. Otherwise, it drags like an old Lawrence Welk 78 record played on 33 1/3.

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Ross Anthony
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Starting out kind of sticky (like a student piece), the film slowly matures (much like it's primary character).

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David Noh
Film Journal International

A complete cartoon, but not so much funny as downright embarrassing.

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Michael Dequina

In paying tribute to the culture of the glitter ball era, writer-director Glen Goei doesn't downplay the kitschiness of it all; in fact, he embraces it.

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