Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King Reviews

July 16, 2019
The centrepiece for Minhaj is a truly astonishing and bittersweet tale about his prom that is alone worth the price of admission.
July 16, 2019
His show clearly has an emotional quality that resonates with his fans. Too bad, then, that he fails to bring sufficient focus and consistent comic observation to his subject matter.
July 16, 2019
"Homecoming King" seems unsurprising and premature... Appropriating from one world while trying to secure a place in another makes you wonder if he's really found his identity at all.
July 16, 2019
You don't come out here on Netflix with a comedy special that's part Ted Talk, part off-broadway play, part memoir, part nerd bars, and not change the game for the better.
July 16, 2019
This is a special you can watch from many different lenses, all of which will have you wanting to cheer for this young new voice that still has a bright future ahead of him.
July 16, 2019
Homecoming King triumphs by transforming a seemingly intractable dilemma into thoroughly, hilariously human comedy.
December 29, 2018
Bluntly honest about the difficulties of being brown in America without ranting about Muslim bans, Trump's presidency, and other obvious issues that have been touched on before.
September 7, 2017
Homecoming King is miles above your average comedy special. Minhaj has truly come home, and he's here to stay.
May 26, 2017
Politics apart, Homecoming King is a wonderfully realised portrait of the immigrant experience.