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'The Big Sick' Review: A Charming, Real-Life Rom-Com

Kumail Nanjiani's 'The Big Sick' brings serious tension to romantic comedy.
Kumail Nanjiani plays Kumail and Zoe Kazan plays Emily in "The Big Sick."
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Remember Meet the Parents? Girlfriend takes nice boyfriend home to meet her mother and father, and all manner of awkwardness ensues. The Big Sick adds two layers to that rom-com recipe, one novel (girlfriend falls into a medically induced coma) and one increasingly common (boyfriend’s devout Muslim parents are pushing him toward an arranged

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