Acid Factory - External Reviews

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

An interesting premise and oozes of style too. But no detail to speak of and won't thrill an inch in you. You stay uninvolved and largely put off by what's going on, on the screen.

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34 reviewers have given Acid Factory an average rating of 1.6/5.0 (?)

6 yays
18 nays
10 so-so

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Thumbs up by Noyon Jyoti Parasara, AOL INDIA ...The idea of the story dictates the screenplay and the writer does a reasonably good job. The style of revealing goes well... full review

Thumbs down by N K Deoshi, Apun Ka Choice ... For a lover of action flicks, ‘Acid Factory’ packs in an ample dose of stunts, action, flying bullets and pyrotechnics... full review

So-So by Tushar Joshi, aslibaat.com ...Technically the film has its moment... full review

Thumbs down by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...so Western in tone and tenor that the only reason the characters speak in Hindi seems to be the consideration that, otherwise, the films wouldn’t play in India?... full review

Thumbs down by Bobby Singh, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...for an avid movie lover who is well familiar with this intense, psychological, brain twister thriller genre of the west, “Acid Factory” is just a rehash version of the Original... full review

Thumbs up by Roshni Mulchandani, Bolly Spice ... Even though there are a number of characters, each one shines in Acid Factory and are incredibly believable.... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...ACID FACTORY has enough going for it, thanks to its premise which is intriguing. But the plot is such that it takes time to come to the point.... full review

So-So by Daliya Ghose, Bollywood Mantra ...There has been lots of twists and turn in the story and it seems very stressful at times. ... full review

Thumbs down by Anand Vaishnav, Buzz18 ...Dia Mirza's much-hyped negative role is a damp squib. Someone seems to have mercilessly edited her out of most scenes... full review

Thumbs down by Udita Jhunjhunwala, DNA ...Mirza's performance is as stiff as her spray-on black outfit. ... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Garimella, fullhyd.com ...you're also kept on the edge of your seat as Fardeen Khan's boss (Gulshan Grover) keeps getting outsmarted by the villains and mouths impactful speeches of defeat - "Bloody smart!" and "Bloody clever!"... full review

Thumbs up by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...The portrayal of every character and the eventual betrayal is carried off with style and delivered with conviction.... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, Hindustan Times ...As you’d reckon, cars chase helicopters chase bikes chase your senses.... full review

Thumbs down by Kaveree Bamzai, india today ...Manoj Bajpai, trying very hard to play the "joker in the pack" stereotype.... full review

Thumbs down by Mihir Fadnavis, india.com ...It is more video game than movie, though video games have more interesting characters.... full review

Thumbs down by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...Call it convenience, coincidence or nationalism but all the players of this foreign gang are Indians... full review

So-So by Tushar Joshi, MiD DAY ...After using intrigue and suspense as an asset in the start, the same elements become banal and cliched as the story moves ahead.... full review

So-So Movie Talkies ...Tinu Verma is good with the action scenes but a film like 'Fast And Furious' stills seems like a far fetched thought for Bollywood... full review

Thumbs down by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...Verma and his producer Sanjay Gupta try and jazz up this premise with high-octane stunts and Diya Mirza in a dominatrix outfit but when the original is so mediocre, there’s only that far the copy can go.... full review

So-So by Ashok Nayak, Now Running.com ... Acid Factory has the sleekness; style is high on action, something we have come to expect from Sanjay Gupta films. But as the reels unfold, it fails to build and hold on to the mystery... full review

Thumbs down by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ...Women are objects of classy but lustful adoration in Gupta's scheme of things. ... full review

Thumbs down by Namrata Joshi, Now Running.com ...The plot is so hare-brained, inane and absurd that it’s not even worth dissecting.... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid, Passion for Cinema ...don’t expect any kind of screenplay sustenance here.... full review

Thumbs up by Ankit Ojha, Planet Bollywood ...this is the first action thriller after ages that has managed to provide the audience the thrill-a-minute factor... full review

Thumbs down by Hanumant Bhansali, Radio Sargam ...The movie has been lavishly shot and Sanjay Gupta maintains his style of presenting things like men in black, stunning women, trendy gears, chic jackets, cool bikes and cars.... full review

So-So real bollywoood ...Manoj Bajpai, Irrfan Khan and Danny are superb in their given parts. Aftab, Fardeen and Dino are well suited to their parts as well and act ably. Gulshan Grover and Neha don’t have much to do... full review

Thumbs up by Ganesh Nadar, Rediff ...The helicopter chase, the innumerable cars blowing up, the bike race, the buggy race held my attention and indicate that producer Sanjay Gupta didn't cut corners when Suparn shot this movie. ... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Had the makers delved into the suspicions, insecurities and hapless condition of the protagonists, the film could've made for a gripping brain-teaser.... full review

Thumbs up by Pankaj Shukla, SmasHits.com ...The director has belief in his story line and the actors have belief in their delivery.... full review

Thumbs down by Samiya Shakir, StarBoxOffice ... Gulshan Grover who plays a top cop not only makes a fool of himself but gives a real bad name to international police as well.... full review

So-So by K K Rai, STARDUST ...Cinematography is superb, while sound design seems to be of international standard.... full review

So-So by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...adrenalin pumps up in the second half, with Irrfan Khan adding the razor's edge to the proceedings with his silken smooth crookedness... full review

Thumbs down by The ThirdMan, Upper Stall ...Forget the various logical loopholes, sufficient to say no performance stands out to deserve any sort of mention either.... full review

Thumbs down by SpiceZee Bureau, ZEENEWS.COM ...With a brood of out of work actors – Dia Mirza, Fardeen Khan, Aftab Shivdasani and Dino Morea, as well as the fact that the movie in question is a trite remake of ‘Unknown’ (2006), it seems Suparn Verma has boarded a sinking ship!... full review