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Film Review: The Big Sick (2017) - USA

Andrew Chan Kumail Nanjiani The Big Sick Zoe Kazan

Film Review: The Big Sick (2017) - USA

The Big Sick (2017) - USA Reviewed by Andrew Chan This rom com works as a perfect companion for most films in Hollywood showing cultural diversity. Produced on a slick US$5 million budget, the film managed to wow Sundance audience and take US$50 million at the box office. It shows that when you have the right actors, chemistry and cultural factors into account, the rom com genre can still be reinvented.  It helps when you have stand up comedian Kumail Nanjiani as the lead role in crossroads between American and Pakistan origins where arranged marriages are the norm. Nanjiani is...

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