“Love you and miss you loads! Can’t wait to hear more adventures next week! XOXO...”
When was the last time you sent someone a letter? I don’t mean birthday cards or thank you notes. When was the last time you sent a loved one a handwritten letter and kept a correspondence going through snail mail?
I would imagine only a few people still communicate through this outdated medium, but letter-writing remains a timeless mechanism that can bridge an emotional and physical gap between two people.
In a way, Ingrid represents all those who feel lost and seek to find meaning and solace in the “unique” personalities that live on social media. “Ingrid Goes West” prevails overall as a satire on identity in the modern age.
The sheer dynamism of Nanjiani’s lead performance is convincing enough to see “The Big Sick.” Hysterically deadpan in one moment, adorably romantic the next, Nanjiani makes for a confident and admirable romantic lead.