Hope and a little sugar - External Reviews

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

Hope & a little sugar is a love story with a backdrop of terrorism. Yet it has no speeches and has a very subtle narration style. Worth a cozy DVD watch.



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13 reviewers have given Hope and a little sugar an average rating of 2.1/5.0 (?)

4 yays
6 nays
3 so-so

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So-So by Fatema H Kagalwala, Business of Cinema ...The movie explores relationships, ethos and recent history to supply a wholesome definite context.... full review

So-So by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...Visually, the film is good; acting-wise it stands out but for this one major flaw... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...The finale -- a face-off between the colonel and the Muslim boy – is at most, like a car without fuel. Static.... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Hope & A Little Sugar makes an important point, and for the most part, does it in a way that's simple enough to understand. But there are still enough holes that leave you feeling... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...A film for mature audiences, HOPE & A LITTLE SUGAR packs a solid punch in those 90 minutes.... full review

Thumbs up by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ... Tanuja Chandra adopts a very simplistic mode of story-telling but succeeds in extracting accomplished performances... full review

Thumbs down by Priyanka Sharma, J.A.M ...Undoubtedly, Kajol and Ajay have acted well but it would be good if Ajay Devgan suffers from alzheimers and forgets he made this movie... full review

Thumbs down by Amit R Agarwal, merinews ...The narrative of the film is pretty much on the lines of Indra Kumar directed, Aamir-Manisha starrer, Mann (1999)... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, merinews ...What looks more untrue is how just over a couple of scenes, this stranger gets incredibly close to the girl and her in-law's family... full review

Thumbs up by Sevanand Gaddala, Now Running.com ...Chandra must be commended for taking a tragedy and not exploiting it for sentiment or using it to dress some mindless fare in serious garb.... full review

Thumbs down by Jahan Bakshi, Now Running.com ...'Hope and A Little Sugar' is in fact, and sadly so, the latest in Ms. Chandra's string of eminently forgettable films... full review

So-So by Sukanya Verma, Rediff ...Though the exuberant star does surprisingly well for a part that seems to have no real personality or mind of her own, her wardrobe screams B-o-l-l-y-w-o-o-d.... full review