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Chase

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

quick review:

Run away. And run away fast. You don’t want to watch a bunch of non-actors in a shabbily edited thriller, even if the story is not-bad.

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Director: Jag Mundhra
Running time: 105 minutes
Genres: Action, Crime
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- meeta, a part of the audience

A producer who casts not his son, or his grandchild, but himself in the film, has to be desperate. And watching Dr. Anuuj Saxena's non-acting non-skills, it seems to have crossed a really high threshold of desperation. I mean, if I want him to go back into coma after he's been in the vegetable condition for half the film, there's something wrong with this Doctor, no?

Ok, if not that, then at least the fact that Udita Goswami is being cast as a nurse who wears pink, tight mini-skirt and top, should give the desperation away?

Actually, I shouldn't be so caustic. At least there was an attempt at having a story and half interesting characters. But, I guess you can sympathize with me having to spend 100 minutes watching Udita trying to act sexy. I'm just praying my dreams won't feature her. Or the other woman, Tareena Patel. Or any of the men. Least of all the police officer with the lisp or the main lead with his God-awful diction. Oops, I already complained about him, didn't I?

Well, the point is that the story was not half bad, but there were way too many continuity jerks. Especially, in the action sequences. An action flick has to have action that I can see an appreciate to be slick. But in this one, it's more like the tight budget and editing tools were used more to cover the difficult-to-do action sequences rather than make it a fast-paced thriller.

Oh well, another one that can be skipped unless you have absolutely-absolutely nothing to do.

- meeta, a part of the audience

12 reviewers(?) - 0 yays 1 so-so 11 nays

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So-So, by Joginder Tuteja, Glamsham.com : ... there is an element of uncertainty about the lead protagonist when it comes to his real status - whether he is innocent of guilty... full review

Thumbs down, by Anmol Singh Diddan, AOL INDIA : ...The direction or rather the forced direction is awful. The action is dramatic and absolutely unappealing. The editing of this film would be a tough job because there is actually nothing worth watching. ... full review

Thumbs down, by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express : ...as a final resort, she does what any trained medical practitioner would do. She throws a towel on the security cameras and launches into a seduction number... full review

Thumbs down, by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama : ...The sole aspect you carry home after watching CHASE are the high-octane chase sequences, especially the one at the very start of the film.... full review

Thumbs down, by Pritam, Gomolo.in : ...some action scenes, which are picked from 51 other Hindi films, which you have seen, but can't remember the names... full review

Thumbs down, by Kaveree Bamzai, india today : ...It's the clash of the cleavages folks, and the best man wins. ... full review

Thumbs down, by Sampurn, real bollywoood : ...If Jagmohan Mundhra’s direction is pure bad, the script of the film is plain ridiculous.... full review

Thumbs down, by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies : ...Udita Goswami is seen in her career-worst role. Tareena Patel is seen in various stages of cleavage display. ... full review

Thumbs down, by K N Gupta, SmasHits.com : ...Even if you lend some credence to a story, yet neither the movie nor the cast is properly chosen... full review

Thumbs down, by Janhvi Patel, StarBoxOffice : ...Anuuj Saxena cannot act and should go back to managing Elder Pharmaceuticals. ... full review

Thumbs down, by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India : ...The plot is convoluted and tries to take in too much: terrorism, corruption, romance, patriotism, the BSF, the cops, the builder mafia....... full review

Thumbs down, by SpiceZee Bureau, ZEENEWS.COM : ...he two leading lady do nothing but skin-show and Anuuj Saxena should go back to the small screen... full review

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6 readers - 2 yays 3 so-so 1 nays

Yay! Thumbs Up, by David : 100

Yay! Thumbs Up, by Lyricswale.com : An action flick has to have action that I can see an appreciate to be slick. But in this one, it's m

So-So, by Enjoylyrics.com : An action flick has to have action that I can see an appreciate to be slick. But in this one, it's m

So-So, by Namaste

So-So, by Tamillyrics.co.in : An action flick has to have action that I can see an appreciate to be slick. But in this one, it's m

Nay! Thumbs Down, by alyssa

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  • Violence: Loads
  • Language: mostly clean
  • Nudity & Sexual content: Loads of skin show. One seduction scene.
  • Concept: That of one being convicted of terrorism and trying to prove himself innocent.
  • General Look and Feel: Gray and grainy - the non-classy kind

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Once again I will repeat my question....

Why? Why? Why people make this kind of movie? If they have really excess money, they can help poor children for better future.

@Hindi Radio Well! they still work hard in creating what we think is crap...

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