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Weekend Box Office: 'Transformers' Fizzles While Kumail Nanjiani's 'The Big Sick' Soars

Franchise fatigue has set in for Michael Bay’s Transformers series. The latest, Transformers: The Last Knight debuted with a meager $45 million opening weekend, and $69 million since opening last Wednesday. 712 more words

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The Big Sick

When a standup comedian makes the sometimes lackluster transition to feature films, it can be a risky move. The comic stage and the movie screen are obviously very different and sometimes, comedians’ success doesn’t transfer over. 495 more words

THE BIG SICK (2017): In Sickness and…

The Manic Pixie Dream Girl has been popularly relevant for long enough to inspire an entire sub-genre of romantic comedy deconstructing it, of which The Big Sick… 1,032 more words

Movies

The Big Sick - The Best Comedy of the Year (So Far)

Amazon is primarily known as the place you go to shop online, but as of late they’ve been trying to be a major player in the movie-making business. 509 more words

Film Reviews

'The Big Sick' Is as Honest, Funny and Romantic as We Need It to Be

There is a scene more than halfway through The Big Sick, the dangerously but justifiably hyped new romantic comedy from producer Judd Apatow, in which a minor character gets a big moment. 892 more words

Movie Review

Review: The Big Sick Treads the Minefield of Cross-Cultural Love, and of Just Being a Grown-up

The premise of The Big Sick sounds like something a writer might dream up as a way of freshening up tired romantic-comedy machinery: A young man and a young woman meet and fall in love. 873 more words

Out of the Box: Look of the Week

The theme of this week’s “Out of the Box” is fun with a whole lot of whimsical patterns across various public appearances. The pre-Emmy nomination campaigning… 705 more words

Out Of The Box: Look Of The Week