Michael Showalter
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//Features

How Hollywood Saved Itself (Again) at the Summer 2017 Box Office
4 Sep 2017 // 9:59 PM

The Summer Box Office of 2017 does not represent the death of the Hollywood. It simply represents the changing face of Hollywood accounting.

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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//Blogs

Stevie Wonder Takes a Knee as Green Day and Others Also Speak Out at Global Citizen Festival

// Notes from the Road

"The 2017 Global Citizen Festival's message for social action was amplified by Stevie Wonder and many other incredible performers and notable guests.

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