13B - External Reviews

wogma rating: Watch if you have nothing better to do (?)
quick review:

The concept of a TV haunting you is truly spooky but it is introduced in such a laidback fashion that you lose interest within the first twenty minutes. And later when the chills do begin it is too little too late.

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26 reviewers have given 13B an average rating of 3.4/5.0 (?)

13 yays
4 nays
9 so-so

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So-So by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ... Director Vikram K Kumar lays the foundation of story very deftly and gradually takes the film from a feelgood zone to a dark, paranormal, spooky one... full review

So-So by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...It doesn’t spook the daylights out of you, but it is chilling in parts.... full review

Thumbs up bigoye.com ...Director Vikram K Kumar’s first commercial attempt of pulling off a suspense thriller is worth an applaud... full review

Thumbs up by Roshni Mulchandani, Bolly Spice ...Kumar has succeeded to entertain however not scare as much.... full review

Thumbs up by Anand Vaishnav, Buzz18 ...In the initial reels of 13B, influences of RGV's Bhoot are pretty evident in his shot taking.... full review

Thumbs up Full2 Faltu ...The story and the plot are gripping and thankfully does not have the godmen’s mantra tantra to solve the ghost problem.... full review

So-So by Priyanka Pulla, fullhyd.com ...While 13B it is not brilliant or original fare, what makes it passable is that it doesn't try to be one.... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'souza, Glamsham.com ...The movie drags... full review

So-So by Shashi Baliga, Hindustan Times ...If you like horror films, this one’s par for the course, especially in the first half,... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...13B sucks you into its drama because it's set in an urban, middle-class neighborhood, and is treated like the ki... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...13B involves you in the proceedings and most importantly, scares you as well.... full review

Thumbs up by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...Debutante writer-director Vikram K Kumar succeeds in scaring you with his spooky story.... full review

Thumbs up M TV ...It's a clever but scary satire on how seriously we tend to take the on screen lives of the TV actors... full review

Thumbs down Movie Talkies ...13B has an interesting premise and towards the climax it does manage to pick up pace.... full review

Thumbs up by Meena Iyer, Mumbai Mirror ...For those who enjoy their thrills and chills, 13 B may just be your destination.... full review

Thumbs up by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...There aren’t any genuinely frightening moments but Kumar bungs in enough creepiness to keep you guessing and waiting.... full review

Thumbs up by Ashok Nayak, Now Running.com ... It has a strong thrilling story with tension filled horrific elements brewing through the veins for most of its runtime... full review

Thumbs up by Tushar, Passion for Cinema ...13 B is not just a rivetingly told spooky tale but explores its characters and symbols as allegories that etch out a larger picture.... full review

Thumbs up by Sethumadhavan, Passion for Cinema ...The movie for once does not have the typical blood & gore associated with Indian movies of this genre & is more of something which plays on your mind.... full review

Thumbs down by Goher Iqbal Punn, Radio Sargam ...‘13B’ without any doubt scare you too since the idea is novel and the camera work aptly sends horror inside you... full review

So-So by Elvis D'Silva, Rediff ...From the sound design to the performances to some of the camerawork, 13B plays like bad late night television or graduate school theatre.... full review

Thumbs down by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...irector Vikram K. Kumar takes too many things for granted and the dots don’t connect to form a cohesive picture.... full review

So-So SmasHits.com ...The movie is worth a watch because of its good cast but fails in connecting the plot with nothing but horror.... full review

So-So by Janhvi Patel, StarBoxOffice ...13B is scary. Goosebumps are guaranteed along the ride.... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ... Now this one's a neat little goosebump that keeps the chill factor on simmer, both in terms of content and charisma... full review