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Lauren Patten Lauren Patten
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Isabel Shill Isabel Shill
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Charles Gould Charles Gould
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Jack O Jack O'Connell
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Kumail Nanjiani Kumail Nanjiani
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A Big winner all-round

2 years, 8 months ago at Feb 11 6:25
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One of the most unexpected movie-going delights of 2017, The Big Sick is much more than just another fluffy Hollywood romantic comedy. Written by Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily V. Gordon, the movie is loosely based on the true story of their courtship and romance, eschewing forced sentiment and broad jokes to construct an effective dramedy with cross-cultural themes, an appealing cast, big lau... read more

The Big Sick

2 years, 7 months ago at Feb 28 20:55
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Sometimes truth is infinitely stranger than fiction. Case in point, look at the romantic comedy interrupted that is The Big Sick. Loosely based on the real life courtship between co-writers Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick is a thoughtful examination of the ties that bind us together, be they familial or chosen.   We begin in the normal romantic comedy formula: boy (Nanjiani p... read more

A good movie

5 months, 1 week ago at May 18 9:29
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To be honest, I think the title of this movie was quite a spoiler so I actually pretty much knew what to expect from this flick but since I kept hearing some pretty good things about it, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, after watching the damned thing, I still don’t think it was terribly original but, still, most of it worked fine. First of all, I didn’t realize Kumail Nanjiani had don... read more
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Kumail is a Pakistani comic who meets an American graduate student named Emily at one of his stand-up shows. As their relationship blossoms, he soon becomes worried about what his traditional Muslim parents will think of her. When Emily suddenly comes down with an illness that leaves her in a coma, Kumail finds himself developing a bond with her deeply concerned mother and father.
Release date: 13 July 2017
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