Sixteen - External Reviews

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

The definition of fun has changed. I wonder if we will every catch up.



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16 reviewers have given Sixteen an average rating of 3.1/5.0 (?)

7 yays
3 nays
6 so-so

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Thumbs up by Anna Vetticad, annavetticadgoes2themovies ... In an industry where a gap of 20 years between heroes and heroines is routine, and a film is not considered an older-man-younger-woman romance until the hero is 45 years older (like Bachchan with Jiah Khan in Nishabd), it’s amusing to hear a 16-year-old girl tell a 32-year-old man that she wants to know his age to be sure he’s not a paedophile. ... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...A couple of tracks are harmonious ['Chad Gayi' is foot-tapping], but a spate of songs in the post-interval portions specifically deviate your attention from the story. ... full review

So-So by Siddhi Palande, BookmyShow ...Tells you disconcerting, highly-fictionalized truths about teens, you can afford to miss this one!... full review

So-So by Tushar Joshi, DNA ...With better trimming and a tighter screenplay, Sixteen could have risen above the ordinary. Watch it if you want to get nostalgic about those college campus days.... full review

Thumbs up by Johnson Thomas, Free Press Journal ...The narrative manages to resolve the tricky issues it raises with a sensitivity and caring that is rarely seen even with films like Udaan and Bubble Gum coming before it.... full review

Thumbs up by Martin D'Souza, ... surprise you at every reel. ... full review

Thumbs up by Shubhra Gupta, indian express slight, but stays fresh and honest for the most part... full review

So-So by Shakti Shetty, MiD DAY ...Despite its hapless editing and a circus of miscasts, the admirable part is it doesn't thrust an all-weather remedy to handling hormones effectively... full review

So-So by Jaidev Hemmady, Movie Talkies ...The film does have its moments no doubt, but it is bound to appeal to only a certain age group...... full review

Thumbs down by Aakash Barvalia, MoviezADDA ...Music is fairly good, and matches the genre and its storyline. ... full review

Thumbs down by Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror ...Perhaps Sixteen tries to appease to one audience too many.... full review

Thumbs up by Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV ...Sixteen is a rare rites-of-passage drama that does not treat its characters as cardboard cut-outs incapable of being individuals with minds of their own. ... full review

Thumbs down by Paloma Sharma, Rediff ...Why Mehak Manwani insists on being a nasal zombie is still a mystery that people might not be too eager to solve. ... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Audacious but messed-up!... full review

Thumbs up by Roshmila Bhattacharya, Star Blockbuster ...Sixteen, like the age it reflects, is not without its flaws, but still a must-see for all those between 16 and 60.... full review

So-So by Renuka Vyavahare, Times of India ...It focuses on the dilemmas of the rich kids, thus catering to urbane youth.... full review