Bubble Gum - External Reviews

wogma rating: Buy the DVD already (?)
quick review:

A clean, fresh movie about growing up in 1980's India. Family, friendship and love (in that order) are the elements of this teen-capers flick.



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14 reviewers have given Bubble Gum an average rating of 3.8/5.0 (?)

9 yays
2 nays
3 so-so

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Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...A film like BUBBLE GUM transports you back to your childhood and the director, actually, does that.... full review

So-So by Akshay Rane, BookmyShow ...The story of Bubble gum though simple is truly engrossing. ... full review

So-So Daily Bhaskar ...Depiction of 80s and that of a small steel city like Jamshedpur, has been done to perfection with every minute detail taken care of... full review

Thumbs up by Rachana, Glamsham.com ...The best part about the film is its engaging performances and perfect casting and characterization. ... full review

Thumbs up by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...Getting a verbally-challenged/hearing-impairment act to feel natural, and steering clear of turning it into an exaggerated mime or milking it for pathos, is another toughie.... full review

Thumbs down by Komal Nahta, koimoi ...Watch it for its sensitive tale.... full review

Thumbs up Movie Talkies ...The others, like Apoorva Arora and Suraj Singh are quite natural as well, while the parents, Sachin Khedekar and Tanvi Azmi play their roles to perfection.... full review

Thumbs down by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ...small film with a big heart but loses itself for amateurish efforts... full review

Thumbs up by Ankur Pathak, Rediff ...It could have done with better editing as it appears longer, dimming our interest slightly. ... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Curiously, the film never shows the teens indulge in any concerns other than love and friendship. They donโ€™t have study, school, teacher, hobby issues. In that sense, the filmโ€™s view is terribly restricted. ... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...a moving film on parenting, specially in a case where one of the kids is physically challenged... full review

Thumbs up by The ThirdMan, Upper Stall ...Many moments in the film, treated in an aptly simplistic manner, do touch a chord with you, even more so if you were a teen yourself in a middle class family in the period the film depicts - a time of Phantom sweet cigarettes, Amar Chitra Katha and Indrajal comics... full review

Thumbs up by Kunal Guha, yahoo! India ...The film delves into the many innocent fears, pleasant realisations and silly delights that tickled us as children. ... full review

Thumbs up by SpiceZee Bureau, ZEENEWS.COM ...The film has implemented no entertaining formula and goes by the flow that in a way recreates a real life situation in the simplest possible way.... full review