Kumail Nanjiani

Film Review: The Big Sick (USA, 2017) Makes The Case For Big-Screen Romance

August 1, 2017

It sometimes feels like today’s romantic-comedy films have become a little of out of sync with the rest of the modern blockbuster landscapes. You just don’t see as many being made these days. There’s an easy argument to be made that the audience for these kinds of stories have largely migrated to TV shows like You’re The Worst and others. Why watch a two hour romantic comedy when you could spends seasons getting to know the characters?... Continue Reading

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What we learned from Kumail Nanjiani and Emily S. Gordon at the Sydney Q&A for The Big Sick

July 31, 2017

Upcoming big-screen romantic comedy The Big Sick is set to debut to Australian audiences on August 3rd. However, that didn’t stop Kumail Nanjiani and Emily S. Gordon from dropping into an early Sydney screening of the film for a quick Q&A session with Rove McManus.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Fist Fight (USA, 2017) has solid storytelling, but otherwise falters

February 22, 2017

If there’s one thing everybody can say about this film, it is that the film is punchy. Studio comedies have been very underwhelming the past few years, especially from studios like Warner Brothers (the less said about Hot Pursuit, the better), regardless of the comedic talent involved.... Continue Reading

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TV Review: Silicon Valley Season 3, Episode 3 (USA, 2016)

May 12, 2016

Behold, the running gag of the gold chain. This episode sees Dinesh (Kumail Nanjiani) finally on a salary, treating himself to a delicate gold chain that he drapes around his neck. Gilfoyle (Martin Starr) spots it first and so begins a pun-tastic thirty-minute journey.... Continue Reading

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TV Review: Silicon Valley Season 3, Episode 1 (USA, 2016)

April 25, 2016

The Pied Piper boys are back in a third season of Silicon Valley. Each season gets better and better, and this one is already proving to be its best yet. It is a wonderful blend of humour, honesty, and melancholy.... Continue Reading

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