On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of The Big Sick, the highly-acclaimed comedy/drama/romance about a young Muslim man who begins dating a white woman, an activity his family would forbid. When the young woman grows ill, he finds himself re-evaluating what is important in life. What to Watch This Weekend is a weekly […]
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The Best Comedy of the Year, The Big Sick, Hits Home Video!
The story of a real life romance and near tragedy, The Big Sick (we gave it an A+) is coming to Blu-ray and DVD on September 19th with a goodly supply of extras, including an Audio Commentary by Actor-Writer Kumail Nanjiani, Writer Emily V. Gordon, Producer Barry Mendel and Director Michael Showalter; featurettes, deleted scenes […]
The Big Sick: The Best Romantic Comedy of the Decade!
The Big Sick may be the latest entry in the Judd Apatow lifts gifted comics to the next level sweepstakes, but it is very much not a Judd Apatow film. Written by Kumail Nanjiani and his wife, Emily Gordon, The Big Sick is the mostly true story of how the couple met, fell in love, […]
Love Is Hard Trailer: The Big Sick!
Based on events from his life, The Big Sick stars Kumail Nanjiani as Kumail, a nice Muslim guy and stand-up comic who meets Grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) after a gig. Their connection proves to more than a one-night stand – the real thing, in fact – but the problem is that he his family […]