The Big Sick

The Big Sick is one of those rare films that lives up to its tagline “an awkward true story” to great effect and delivers so much more. One of Sundance Film Festivals stand out hits and directed by Michael Showalter, it stars comedian/actor Kumail Nanjiani as himself and was written together with his wife Emily Gordon played by Zoe Kazan in the film. The Big Sick follows Kumail as a Pakistani born comedian who has a one night stand with one of his audience after one of his shows, which slowly develops into something more. What’s brilliant about the development is that a lot of it happens without Emily actually being part of it verbally (pretty cushy acting gig if you ask me). But no seriously she’s great in her role and I’d be lying if ...

Rush Hour

As my self given name suggests I love a good TV show and over the past few years the content being produced for television has consistently got better and better. So much so that the fandoms created by them rival those seen by Movies. This has been partly due to more investment into TV by studios and by people realising what I always saw as an eventuality...TV being better than movies. Movies becoming TV shows Currently there are a number of shows rumoured/confirmed to be in production based on popular movies. Of these a few stand out either because they seem like they might not work on TV or the simple fact that fans of the movies hate the idea of it being ruined by a different interpretation of the original. TWELVE MONKEYS SCHOOL OF ROCK SCREAM RUSH ...