SXSW Review: The Big Sick

Coming into the festival I was excited to see that The Big Sick was actually playing after it did so well at Sundance, and considering its content. I’ll get into the plot in a bit, but the content I’m talking about is that it is an adaptation of the writing team of Kumail Nanjiani (who also stars) and Emily V. Gordon’s relationship. I’ve been a fan of Kumail for quite some time and I know Emily from podcasts he’s done with her and as such I felt kind of close to their story already. So I was excited to see if it held up with more detail and a dramatization of it all.

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SXSW 2017 Film Line-Up

Hey there everyone, once again we are not dead just really behind on providing you with content. This time though it is with the news that we will be attending and covering SXSW for film and possibly some other segments of the festival. As such, still behind the announcement by a bit, we have our coverage of the announced films for you. Follow us after the jump for our early highlights as well as the full press release!

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