Zokkomon - External Reviews

wogma rating: Watch when on TV (?) - That too for kids only, adults don't bother.
quick review:

Harry Potter meets Krissh meets not-so-Home-Alone, unfortunately in a very superficial, blah sort-of a way. And yet, there is enough for the under-10s to enjoy indoors on a hot summer day.

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16 reviewers have given Zokkomon an average rating of 1.4/5.0 (?)

2 yays
9 nays
5 so-so

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Thumbs down by Priyanka Kapoor, Apun Ka Choice ...Strictly for bachcha log... full review

So-So Best Of Bollywood ...Do not go with high expectations, this is just average stuff... full review

So-So by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...Still looking at its fine production values and good enjoyable performances you can watch it with your kids but preferably after its official DVD release. ... full review

Thumbs down by Subhash K Jha, Bolly Spice ...The ineptness of the special effects is surprising considering the film comes from the reputed international producers Walt Disney.... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...for the kids mainly... full review

Thumbs down by Payal Khanna, Desi Martini ...waste of such good actors as they did not have any scope. ... full review

Thumbs down by Rony D'costa, Desi Martini ...Joke O Mon... full review

So-So by Smita, Desi Martini ...But my main grouse with the movie is the lack of logical explanations for the things that happen.... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...tacky special effects... full review

Thumbs down by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...I think co-writer and director Satyajit Bhatkal meant Zokkomon as an empowerment fable for children and a paean against black magic and superstition but the film is just too clumsy. ... full review

Thumbs down by S Rohatgi, Now Running.com ...Not only does it have a weak plot, it defies logic. ... full review

Thumbs down by Preeti Arora, Rediff ...But a lackluster script and an overdose of clichéd situations turn this film into one more 'preachy affair'.... full review

Thumbs up by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...here’s a film that’s sweet, funny, innocent and most importantly, talks to the kids eye-to-eye. ... full review

So-So by K N Gupta, SmasHits.com ...The movie's co-writer and director Satyajit Bhatkal deserves a pat for making a children's movie with the best special effects. However, he fails in giving the plot a concrete shape.... full review

Thumbs down by Anuj Kumar, The Hindu ...Also, we never get to know the logic behind rechristening Kunal Zokkomon in a place where people speak chaste Hindi and the kids are not shown watching any cartoon channel. ... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...The performances too are warm, with Darsheel adding spontaneity and a charming vulnerability to the lonely superhero act. ... full review