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Review: The Big Sick

PLOT: A struggling comedian's ex-girlfriend contracts a mysterious illness and winds up in a coma, forcing him to confront her parents and his own feelings for his one-time love. REVIEW: THE BIG SICK is one of the most genuinely affecting romantic comedies I've seen in a long while. Granted, it's not necessarily my genre of choice, but a really good one can...
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Kumail Nanjiani's awkward love story The Big Sick releases a tender trailer

THE BIG SICK is based on the real-life unique courtship of Kumail Nanjiani and his now-wife, Emily V. Gordon. After his traditional Muslim family are unhappy with his relationship with Emily ( Zoe Kazan ) and seek to set up an arranged marriage, Kumail breaks things off with Emily. However, when he discovers that Emily has been stricken with a mysterious illness and falls into a coma,...
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Review: The Big Sick (Sundance) with Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan

PLOT: A Pakistani-American comedian ( Kumail Nanjiani ) finds himself torn between the demands of his traditional family and those of his girlfriend ( Zoe Kazan ) when her life is threatened by a mysterious illness. REVIEW: Judd Apatow ’s listing as a producer for THE BIG SICK is very apropos. Just like he made stars out of Steve Carell in THE 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN,...
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Review: My Blind Brother

PLOT : Two brothers - one of them blind - face off against each other after they meet a young woman who gives her time to helping the disabled. REVIEW : There is something very appealing about seeing actors known for comedy take on a more serious subject. Sure MY BLIND BROTHER has much to laugh about, but it is far more serious than you’d expect with a cast featuring Nick...
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Review: Our Brand is Crisis

  This was previously reviewed as part of our TIFF 2015 coverage. PLOT: “Calamity Jane” Bodine ( Sandra Bullock ) – a controversial political spin doctor – is recruited to work on a Bolivian Presidential campaign where she'll come face-to-face with her former mentor-turned-nemesis Pat Candy (Billy Bob Thornton). REVIEW: OUR BRAND IS...
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Sandra Bullock gets political for Our Brand Is Crisis trailer

It's hard to avoid politics, even if you wanted to at this point, in the United States. We're still more than a year away from the 2016 Presidential election, and it consumes the news cycle on a daily basis to the point of ridiculousness. It can be downright exhausting for good reason, listening to candidates (many who have no business running) jockey for position among their...
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First trailer for romantic comedy What If starring Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe has been jumping all over the map with his role choices since completing the HARRY POTTER franchise. Whether it be drama (KILL YOUR DARLINGS), horror (THE WOMAN IN BLACK), or the upcoming movies HORNS and FRANKENSTEIN, Radcliffe is intent to prove his chops outside of roles that require witchcraft or wizardry. His latest genre is the romantic comedy. Radcliffe...
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Review: The F Word (TIFF 2013)

PLOT: Wallace ( Daniel Radcliffe ) thinks he's met the girl of his dreams after a chance encounter with Chantry ( Zoe Kazan ) at a party. He's devastated to learn that she has a boyfriend, but the two nonetheless become friends. As he gets to know her more, he falls harder and harder for her charms, but will he threaten their friendship by telling her how he feels?...
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