Straight - External Reviews

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

It must be some kind of an art form to not be able to utilize Vinay Pathak's brilliance as an actor. Meanwhile the jokes given to him range from sad to bad.

Reviews

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14 reviewers have given Straight an average rating of 1.4/5.0 (?)

0 yays
6 nays
8 so-so

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So-So by Noyon Jyoti Parasara, AOL INDIA ...Straight is a great example where the writer has used subtle humour to brilliant results.... full review

Thumbs down by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...It's neither a gay 'gay' movie nor an entertaining romp... full review

So-So bigoye.com ...Straight lacks the spark and entertains you in bits and pieces... full review

So-So by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...Straight plays as if a chef assembled all the right ingredients, tossed them into a pot, and forgot to turn the stove on.... full review

So-So by Abhishek Mande, Buzz18 ...The problem with Straight is that even though there are quite a few funny scenes, not all of them blend as seamlessly... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Straight, by the way, is not a very good film.... full review

Thumbs down by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...It's dry and dreary and goes on and on and on... and ends up being a boring exercise.... full review

So-So by Subhash K Jha, indiatimes ...Director Parvati Balagopalan keeps the going light-hearted and most of the time frothy and amiable.... full review

So-So Movie Talkies ...The director makes a bold foray into virgin territory, there is a certain stagnation that happens in the plot and the movie seems a tad stretched... full review

Thumbs down by Ashok Nayak, Now Running.com ...Straight suffers due to poor writing and horribly amateurish direction.... full review

Thumbs down by Goher Iqbal Punn, Radio Sargam ...There are just a few laughs to entertain you otherwise it’s a boring fiesta.... full review

Thumbs down by Raja Sen, Rediff ...There's nothing objectionably bad, and while it starts off promisingly, it finally leaves you with absolutely no reason to recommend it... full review

Thumbs down by Janhvi Patel, StarBoxOffice ...What could have been a light hearted fun movie turns out to become a bore that makes you want to groan and cringe.... full review

So-So by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ... Low key and light-hearted, the film cruises along untrodden paths... full review