Gangs of Wasseypur 2 - External Reviews
Dir: Anurag Kashyap
Gangs of Wasseypur II delivers on the promise of being a quirky revenge saga. A saga which holds no bars and lets loose the internal animal which revenge itself seems to have given birth to. A saga so full of characters that a keen film-lover would want to watch twice – only if they can stomach the violence in almost every frame and profanity in every other sentence. Others, shouldn't even bother.
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50 reviewers have given Gangs of Wasseypur 2 an average rating of 3.8/5.0 (?)
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Thumbs up by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...I would like to admit that I am not really in favour of sequels continuing one after another. But in case of GANGS OF WASSEYPUR, I will not mind watching its Part Three at all and in fact would love Anurag to make it, but only after a few years.... full review
So-So by Aniruddha Guha, DNA ...In moments that allow you to sit back and mull over the film’s finer points – and there are a few such moments in GoW2 where you can afford to switch off from what’s happening on screen, sadly – awe for Kashyap’s control over craft outweighs the joy attained from watching a truly satiating film.... full review
Thumbs up by Reel Reptile, Upper Stall ...In a story where revenge runs hand in hand with greed to trump family honor, it is clear that Kashyap may not have had enough time to demonstrate the after-effects of a major death on screen, often resulting in large bouts of emotional discontinuity.... full review