The Stoneman Murders - External Reviews

wogma rating: The keen should rent; else TV (?)
quick review:

All the build-up is justified with an interesting result. Unfortunately, we get 2-3 extra minutes at each twist to predict the next move. And this mars what otherwise could have been a superb thriller.



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17 reviewers have given The Stoneman Murders an average rating of 3.7/5.0 (?)

9 yays
1 nays
7 so-so

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So-So by Noyon Jyoti Parasara, AOL INDIA ...The Stoneman Murders is once again an out and out Kay Kay film. He is good as ever. Arbaaz Khan and Vikram Gokhale are decent.... full review

So-So by Sanjay Ram, Business of Cinema ...A great story, told not so well is what the film is. It packs in the thrills but just when you reach the zenith you are met with blandness.... full review

Thumbs up by Abhijeet Mhamunkar, Buzz18 ...Debutante director Manish Gupta (writer of Sarkar) has made a gripping thriller that keeps you on the edge throughout its one hour 40 minutes runtime.... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...This film looks too much like an assembly-line product.... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...THE STONEMAN MURDERS is an engrossing fare that would appeal more to the multiplex junta of big centres.... full review

Thumbs up by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ... Despite the liberties and loopholes, the film succeeds considerably in living up to its suspense-thriller genre.... full review

Thumbs up by Aakar Patel, ...The moments of tension in the movie are well handled and in fact quite scary.... full review

Thumbs up Movie Talkies ...THE STONEMAN MURDERS is a whodunit that delivers high on the suspense quotient, keeping you glued to your seats through its gripping narrative.... full review

Thumbs up by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...The Stoneman Murders is undone by a sagging script and a feeble conclusion.... full review

So-So by Subhash K Jha, Now ...Kay Kay Menon with his strong, wry unsmiling presence brings grit to the feeble drama. Arbaaz Khan as his adversary in the police department has nothing much to do... full review

Thumbs up by Sampurn, real bollywoood ...Manish Gupta who wrote Ram Gopal Varma’s Sarkar makes a brilliant debut as a director with TSM.... full review

Thumbs up by Nithya Ramani, Rediff ...The story keeps you on the edge of your seat, occasionally sending a chill down your spine... full review

Thumbs up by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Fiction meets reality in this tale about the `80s mystery-ridden pavement murders.... full review

Thumbs up ...Acting-wise, Manish Gupta succeeds as writer and also as director. Kay Kay gives yet another excellent performance.... full review

So-So by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...Mumbai and its alleys which turn sinister by night, tower prominently as the perfect backdrop of a film which boast of some high-tension moments.... full review

So-So by TheThirdMan, Upper Stall ...Technically, the DI leads to a very synthetic looking feel to the film. The film fails to utilize the beauty of Pollachi as effectively as it could.... full review

So-So ZEENEWS.COM ...But the film gets inventive towards the end. It seeks out a neat end to the gruesome murders involving intrigue and Satanism within the police force.... full review