Monday, October 14, 2019

Tag: Kumail Nanjiani

Stuber (2019)

Title: Stuber
Rating: R
Directed by: Michael Dowse
Written by: Tripper Clancy
Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, Betty Gilpin, Jimmy Tatro with Mira Sorvino, and Karen Gillan
Release Date: 7/12/2019
Running Time: 93 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
When a mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu (Kumail Nanjiani) picks up a passenger (Dave Bautista) who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer, he’s thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he desperately tries to hold onto his wits, his life and his five-star rating.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: For Ann

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Men in Black: International (2019)

Title: Men in Black: International
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Written by: Matt Holloway and Art Marcum
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Kumail Nanjiani, Rebecca Ferguson, Rafe Spall, Laurent Bourgeois, Larry Bourgeois, Emma Thompson, and Liam Neeson
Release Date: 6/14/2019
Running Time: 114 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Ray for this submission

Was seeing Men in Black: International in IMAX or 3D worth the cost?

LEGO Ninjago Movie, The (2017)*

Title: The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Rating: PG
Directed by: Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, and Bob Logan
Written by: Bob Logan, Paul Fisher, William Wheeler, Tom Wheeler, Jared Stern, and John Whittington
Starring: Jackie Chan, Justin Theroux, Dave Franco, Olivia Munn, Michael Peña, Fred Armisen, Kumail Nanjiani, Abbi Jacobson, and Zach Woods
Release Date: 9/22/2017
Running Time: 101 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
In this big-screen NINJAGO adventure, the battle for NINJAGO City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, The Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, the epic showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas, who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

Click to see whats: during the credits

 

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Was seeing The LEGO Ninjago Movie in 3D worth the cost?

Big Sick, The (2017)*

Title: The Big Sick
Rating: R
Directed by: Michael Showalter
Written by: Emily V. Gordon, and Kumail Nanjiani
Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, and Ray Romano
Release Date: 7/14/2017
Running Time: 119 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents.

When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano) whom he’s never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

Click to see whats: during the credits

 

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Is this stinger worth waiting around for? Vote DownVote Up (+2 rating, 16 votes)


Misery Loves Comedy (2015)

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Title: Misery Loves Comedy
Rating: NR
Director: Kevin Pollak
Writer: Kevin Pollak and John Vorhaus
Stars: Amy Schumer, James L. Brooks, Judd Apatow, Freddie Prinze Jr., Kevin Smith, Jon Favreau, Matthew Perry, Bobby Cannavale, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Merchant, Janeane Garofalo, Christopher Guest, Martin Short, Kumail Nanjiani, Jason Alexander and Whoopi Goldberg
Release Date: 4/14/2015
Running Time: 94 minutes

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Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Dedication: Dedicated in loving memory and gratitude to Robin Williams.