Bow Barracks Forever - External Reviews

wogma rating: Watch when on TV (?)
quick review:

Bow Barracks Forever has some well-etched out characters and excellent acting by most of the cast. Unfortunately though, the story is pretty much static and has no support whatsoever from the dialogues.

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11 reviewers have given Bow Barracks Forever an average rating of 2.3/5.0 (?)

3 yays
4 nays
4 so-so

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Thumbs up by Priyanka Haldipur, Deccan Herald ...Neel Dutt makes the most of a perfectly good opportunity to display his musical talents.... full review

Thumbs up by Aprajita Anil, Express India ...Bow Barracks Forever is definitely worth a watch because it's not the anything like the everyday-product from Bollywood.... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ... Living people, breathing people, Bow Barracks Forever captures this ‘heritage' community is all its colourful details.... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...he shoots his actors so unflatteringly, you feel sorry for the poor guys who've probably taken a pay cut to star in this low-budget film.... full review

So-So by Anu Kamat, Intermission, The Bookeazy Blog ...Unless you can appreciate good acting in an extremely mediocre script I suggest you can give Bow Barracks Forever a miss... full review

So-So Movie Talkies ...The look, the talk, the dress, everything has been worked out in the minutest of degrees... full review

So-So by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...But the film has its heart in the right place. The actors balance each other nicely.... full review

Thumbs down Bollyvista.com ...the lesser said about them, the more it would save you the pain of reading it.... full review

Thumbs down by Indu Mirani, DNA ...he only character that is at all worth watching is that of Lillette Dubey... full review

Thumbs down by Sukanya Verma, Rediff ... It's unapologetically dark and even when respite comes at an offbeat price.... full review

Thumbs down by Manjira Majumdar, Upper Stall ...music lacks the purity of the bitter sweet jazz blues sound; there is a mite of Beatles rock and roll sound, songs by Kenny Rogers but too much of techno to nudge the other sounds out.... full review