Barry Rubin Reviews ‘The Big Sick’ And He Thinks You Definitely Should See The Film

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“The Big Sick” stars Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter and Ray Romano in this beautifully written story of a Pakistani would be stand up comic and a North Carolina graduate student who find themselves in a relationship that defies the conflicting cultures from which each is a part.The-Big-Sick-movie-1

What makes this film even more charming and interesting is that it is based on the true story of the two writers, Emily V. Gordon (superbly played by Ms. Kazan) and Mr. Nanjiani (who plays himself).The-Big-Sick-movie

Directed by Michael Showalter, the film moves at an easy and pleasant pace as the lead characters find themselves in both comic and deep dramatic circumstances with the audience a more than willing participant throughout.Ben Koepp

I give this film 3 and ½ stars and suggest that the only thing “sick” about it would be to not see it.

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Film Review The Big Sick

Written By: Barry Rusin, Sr. Film Reviewer and Hollywood Historian

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