Michael Showalter
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In 'The Big Sick' and Other Films, Zoe Kazan Evolves the Rom-Com From Within
7 Jul 2017 // 3:00 AM

In a film world where the old-school romantic comedy scarcely exists, Zoe Kazan's recent entries to the genre stand as tests of empathy and feminism.

//Reviews

'The Big Sick' Is a Cheerful Romantic Comedy About Dark Things
6 Jul 2017 // 3:00 AM

Kumail Nanjiani’s autobiographical love story has a fantastic hook but its mild demeanor keeps the comedy from having quite the right sting.

Sundance 2017: 'The Big Sick' + 'Roxanne Roxanne'
24 Jan 2017 // 6:15 AM

These two Sundance entries introduce fast-talking protagonists who take the art of comedic dialogue to new heights in speed and certainly in social satire.

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How a Song By Unknown Newcomer Adam Johnston Ended Up on Blondie's New Album

// Sound Affects

"Adam Johnston of An Unkindness wrote a song at 17 years old and posted it online. Two years later, magic happened.

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