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 problem with the adaptation of “The Dark Tower” isn’t that changes were made. It’s that the changes that were made resulted in a film that only fleetingly brushes up against the epic tone to which it aspires.
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.