Summer 2007 - External Reviews

wogma rating: Buy the DVD already (?) - At the very least watch it when it releases on DVD
quick review:

Sure, we can choose to close our eyes once again to the farmer suicide issue because seems so distant. But, just like we read about it in the newspapers, write about it on our blogs, we should watch this movie because someone dared to make it.

Reviews

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14 reviewers have given Summer 2007 an average rating of 1.6/5.0 (?)

2 yays
7 nays
5 so-so

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Thumbs down by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...But the biggest flaw in the movie is that it doesn’t follow a single course.... full review

Thumbs down by Daliya Daspurkayastha, Bollywood Mantra ...The film has been directed nowhere and the message that it tried to convey was very confusing and went above the head of the audience.... full review

So-So by Fatema H Kagalwala, Business of Cinema ...A more celebrated casting would have added value and credibility to the already uphill task of engaging uninterested consciences to a cause that is but a small news item in the daily papers.... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...The intention is good but the execution is juvenile.... full review

So-So by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...only if Tatari could have curbed his zeal to say too much, all in one go... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...may have had an interesting germ of an idea, but it's so loosely written and so poorly directed that in the end it just reminds you of what detention felt like in school.... full review

Thumbs down by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...should've focused on the core issue and in turn, controlled the running time to approx. 2 hours... full review

Thumbs up by Chuman Das, indiatimes ...The director has convincingly worked on the transition of the protagonists from carefree collegians to concerned citizens... full review

So-So Movie Talkies ...Gul was slightly disappointing simply because she didn't really have much to do and hence couldn't add much to the characters... full review

Thumbs up by Ashok Nayak, Now Running.com ...There are quite a few flaws in the Summer 2007 script but the movie hits you hard... full review

Thumbs down by Hanumant Bhansali, Radio Sargam ...http://www.radiosargam.com/films/archives/12972/movie-review-summer-2007-2008.html... full review

So-So by Nithya Ramani, Rediff ...Sikandar's acting is amateurish... full review

So-So Upper Stall ...In it’s scope, it is far more expansive than Rang De Basanti in the issue it tackles: farmer suicides in Vidharba.... full review