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Comedians Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon grapple with love, family expectations and other afflictions in ‘The Big Sick’

By Matthew E. Milliken
Aug. 18, 2017

Director Michael Showalter’s new dramatic comedy, The Big Sick, is the appealing real-life meet-cute story of Uber driver–cum–comedian/actor Kumail Nanjiani and graduate student–cum–comedy writer/producer Emily V. 570 more words


Film Review - The Big Sick

Last night I finally managed to catch up with The Big Sick, a fact-based romantic comedy drama which hasn’t done great business (in the UK at least). 323 more words


...heal all wounds

Every summer we take a break or two from the incredible action of most summer blockbusters for a look at one of the season’s slower (and I mean that not as a pacing or box office judgment, but a literal statement on the speed with which actors move within the movie) films. 216 more words

Opinion: "The Big Sick" (2017)

“So, uh, 9/11…” Terry says “No I mean, I’ve always wanted to have a conversation with…” he continues while gesturing at Kumail “…about it. With…People”

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The Big Sick Review (Spoilers!)

This is yet another film that received quite a bit of praise. Whenever this happens I feel bad for the film because it now has a lot more to live up to, but I never let expectation cloud my judgment. 756 more words

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The Big Sick

Directed By: Michael Showalter
Written By: Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani
Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher… 1,184 more words

The Big Sick (2017)

The Big Sick – Film Review

Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano, Holly Hunter

Director: Michael Showalter

Synopsis: Charting the true story of Kumail and Emily as they fall in love, but their differences in culture prove to be a tricky test for their relationship, which is compounded when Emily is hospitalised… 659 more words

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