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On Sunday, 25 February 2018 10:24:12 UTC-5, Greg Singh  wrote:
> On 2/25/2018 8:30 AM, Obveeus wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > On 2/25/2018 5:49 AM, trotsky wrote:
> >> This is an Amazon Studios produced movie from Silicon Valley star and 
> >> Pakistani American Kumail Nanjiani.  I was surprised and even a little 
> >> shocked at how good this movie was.  The only reason for this, I 
> >> reckon, is because on Silicon Valley plays a total dork and in this 
> >> movie he gets a chance to be much more three dimensional.  The fact 
> >> that he is the co-writer of a movie that is clearly autobiographical 
> >> has to help. The writing is extremely good, being funny, poignant, and 
> >> even handed never making any of the characters unrealistic.  A lot of 
> >> the movie deals with traditional Pakistani families arranging 
> >> marriages and the way it plays out is fascinating.  His attempt at a 
> >> being a brown man doing stand up comedy is also great.  But, perhaps 
> >> the most show stealing was Ray Romano and Holly Hunter coming in in 
> >> the middle as his girlfriend's parents.  In my opinin their work here 
> >> is Oscar caliber.
> >>
> >> The title is a little strange but when you see the movie it makes sense.
> > 
> > I feel that THE BIG SICK was the best film that came out in 2017.
> > 
> >> The other noteworthy thing about the movie is it yet another strong 
> >> entry in the streaming video company turned movie production company 
> >> sweepstakes.  After the debacle that is Harvey Weinstein I can see 
> >> these movies continuing to take off, and, if truth be told, I can't 
> >> remember what the last movie I've seen in a theater was.
> > 
> > Weinstein was closely tied to both Amazon Studios and Netflix, though, 
> > so there is no respite from predatory filmmakers in the streaming arena..
> Closely tied meaning he had women from there tie him up with ropes as 
> part of his sex games?  I don't understand your vague assertion.  

Can you ever respond to anyone without sounding adversarial?  Who beat you as a child?