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The Lovebirds (2020, D: Showalter) - S: Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani

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The Lovebirds (2020, D: Showalter) - S: Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani





In theatres April 3.

A couple (Issa Rae & Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a bizarre crime. As their journey to clear their names takes them from one extreme Ė and hilarious - circumstance to the next, they must figure out how they, and their relationship, can survive the night.
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Saw the trailer in the theater — oh this looks bad.

Or maybe I’m just sick of Kumail being shoved down my throat already.
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No, it just looks bad.
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Re: The Lovebirds (2020, D: Showalter) - S: Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani

Originally Posted by Abob Teff View Post
Saw the trailer in the theater ó oh this looks bad.

Or maybe Iím just sick of Kumail being shoved down my throat already.

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No, it just looks bad.

It's both. They are really trying hard to make him a thing...
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I think it actually looks promising. It’s almost Hitchcockian in the sense of wrong man paranoia and a comedy of remarriage amidst intrigue and violence.
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Re: The Lovebirds (2020, D: Showalter) - S: Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani

They showed this in front of Bad Boys and it went over well. I thought it looked funny as hell. The only scene that was weird was the obvious Eyes Wide Shut parody but then the woman says "this is some handmaiden's tale shit." I get that, but come on millennials, it's definitely a riff on EWS. Seems like that was pandering to the younger crowd. Looks way better than Stuber.

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Re: The Lovebirds (2020, D: Showalter) - S: Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani

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They showed this in front of Bad Boys and it went over well. I thought it looked funny as hell. The only scene that was weird was the obvious Eyes Wide Shut parody but then the woman says "this is some handmaiden's tale shit." I get that, but come on millennials, it's definitely a riff on EWS. Seems like that was pandering to the younger crowd. Looks way better than Stuber.
itís so obviously EWS that Iíll bet the line in the actual movie is different and Handsmaids is only for the trailer.
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Millennials know that reference, a chunk of them are damn near 40, it's the under-25 Gen Zed'ers they're aiming that toward.
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I think it actually looks promising. Itís almost Hitchcockian in the sense of wrong man paranoia and a comedy of remarriage amidst intrigue and violence.


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