Movie Review – The Big Sick

TL;DR – Emotional, yet funny, Completely relatable, yet deeply personal, a look into what makes us who we are. Score – 4.5 of 5 stars – So The Big Sick was one of those delightful films where I knew nothing it before I went to see it, which is rare in a time where not only are movie trailers plastered everywhere, but they routinely spoil the films they are promoting. To be fair I had seen one clip, the Thanksgiving Day parade, you could infer things the poster, but in this day age that’s as close to not knowing as you can get. Also, I was going to give this one a pass because I’ve not found the Rom-Com genre to be anything but rehashes of the same material, for years now. So I was completely surprised, because The Big Sick turned to be nothing like the film I was expecting to see, I’ve not this surprised since The Dressmaker ( review ). The power of family So to set the scene, Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) is working in a stand-up comedy club in Chicago trying to break into the next level, […]

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