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

Glen Goei made his directorial debut with this Singaporean musical comedy in Singlish and Hokkien dialogue. In 1977, laidback Hock (Adrian Pang), always on the brink of getting fired from his supermarket job, hopes to buy a Triumph… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 22, 1999
DVD Release Date: April 18, 2000
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Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brandon Judell
PopcornQ

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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David Noh
Film Journal International

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

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

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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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

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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Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

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

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