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  • Shiddat:

    @Raj ha ha ha. Yeah, a reader had asked me to review it. Else, I might have skipped it too. Gave me very bad Kabir Singh vibes in the first half.

    posted 5 days, 9 hours ago
  • Shershaah:

    @Raj I feel it is a mix of it all. Warped and messed up the whole thing is. About the reason for over politicisation, no clue. The line is getting thinner and thinner between fact and fake.

    posted 5 days, 9 hours ago
  • Bhuj – The Pride Of India:

    Yeah @Raj, the intent is hardly hidden. If only they really cared for the story they were telling without any agenda.

    posted 5 days, 9 hours ago
  • Bell Bottom:

    Agree @Raj. Every time this tendency feels more and more like a waste of a lovely story. :(

    posted 5 days, 9 hours ago
  • Shershaah:

    ha ha ha
    **shudder** at the thought of that though.
    Bhuj is even worse.

    posted 2 months ago
  • Dial 100:

    Thank you.

    posted 2 months, 1 week ago
  • Mimi:

    @Raj Thank you thank you!

    posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Toofaan:

    @Raj thank you!

    posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Haseen Dillruba:

    @Raj ha ha. I have no idea about their personal lives.

    posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Shaadisthan:

    @Raj Thank you. Yes, indeed, we seem to have come a far way from where we were, and yet we have made little progress.

    posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Radhe:

    he he he @Raj
    Might as well get a laugh out of it :D

    posted 5 months ago
  • Ajeeb Daastaans:

    Glad you enjoyed the review, @Raj. And thank you so much for your kind words and support.

    posted 5 months ago
  • Pagglait:

    Done! https://wogma.com/movie/ajeeb-daastaans-default/

    posted 5 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Pagglait:

    Thanks, I hope to be more regular. *Fingers crossed*

    posted 6 months ago
  • The White Tiger:

    @Radha that contention is arguable. It is sort of like saying because DDLJ is about a certain class of people it perpetuates the 'wear fancy clothes and dance around' mindset. These films have hundreds of characters, we focus on the 4-5 main characters. But there are plenty others who are not perpetuating that mindset. I for one, take that with a pinch of salt and say the story is about these 4-5 characters and they are what they are. All of them might happen to be of a particular mindset but that doesn't mean the writers are saying everyone from that country is like that.

    posted 8 months ago
  • Is Love Enough? Sir:

    Spoiler Warning: This comment has content that will give the movie away
    @Radha Krishnan It bothered me a lot when he pursued even when she persistently backed off. And I felt horrible that she had to change her life to get out of the situation. The unfairness was just gut-wrenching.

    Until, the last scene, it was ambiguous whether or not she reciprocated his feelings. And that last scene settled that. Then I was fine in calling it a romance.

    posted 8 months ago
  • The White Tiger:

    I don't know about the book's target audience being international bibliophiles, haven't read it. But, the movie surely felt like it was reinforcing a stereotype against the financially vulnerable.

    posted 8 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Tribhanga:

    Yes, it is certainly less shrill than I expected it to be. Do let us know what you thought of the film. Will be nice to have another perspective :D

    posted 8 months, 2 weeks ago
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7:

    @Roy Thank you! Will watch Mangrove! Thanks for the recommendation.

    posted 10 months, 1 week ago
  • Dabangg 2:

    @johnson917.4brather.com The notifications are already off for your email ID. Can you please e-mail that you received to meetu [at] wogma [dot] com
    Thank you.

    posted 10 months, 1 week ago
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7:

    @Raj :) Happy to be back. One Friday at a time. Do watch and let us know what you thought.

    posted 10 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Dabangg 2:

    Sorry about that @johnson917.4brather.com Will look into it.

    posted 10 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Why read a review? :

    Thank you so much, Rishita! Welcome to wogma!

    posted 1 year ago
  • Khosla ka Ghosla:

    Hey Siddharth, I have actually seen the film again. Found Boman Irani's character even more gullible the second time. So the story didn't quite click with me. Doesn't mean it is not allowed to click with others :D

    posted 1 year, 4 months ago
  • Angrezi Medium:

    Oh well, @Abhinav. Sorry to hear that. Next time, check review first ;)

    posted 1 year, 4 months ago
  • Thappad:

    I think this discussion will be more meaningful after you have seen the film @Anupam

    Meanwhile, I haven't once mentioned gender in my comment.

    Your point: "Domestic violence (mental/physical) is also suffered by men continuously. That is also a reality. May be more mental than physical. But making a movie about that won't sell, would it?"

    Films like "Pyaar ka Panchnaama" are made and sell well too. Sure, it is difficult to take them seriously. The question then to ask, is why are serious films about mental harassment of men not made? There seems to be a market for them. So, that is not the problem.

    You should be able to see a draggable triangle on the right-bottom corner of the comment box to make it bigger. If you cannot, I would really appreciate it if you could send me a screenshot at [email protected] Thank you.

    posted 1 year, 7 months ago
  • Thappad:

    @Anupam Kids should watch it because kids also witness domestic violence and mental harrassment.
    Kids should watch it to know that
    - even one slap is not ok
    - even one act of "putting down" is not ok
    - even a belief that people are supporting each other unnecessarily when one of them has gone through one of the above is not ok

    People who think one-odd slap is ok, don't need saving.
    People who think they can put another person down because they think the latter couldn't have been successful without them don't need saving.
    People who think others are being unreasonable in supporting those who have gone through the above don't need saving.

    posted 1 year, 7 months ago
  • Bhoot: Part One - The Haunted Ship:

    @Khu I have given this a lot of thought.

    Being unbiased would also mean I shouldn't watch genres that I like because that would mean I go with a pre-conceived positive notion.

    I totally respect the time and effort put in by the film-makers. So, most times, if I am stuck between two ratings, I go for the higher one. If it were not for them and their effort, I wouldn't be watching any movies at all.

    Also, I respect that my choice will not match my readers' choice. Which is why, I write my reviews such that the reader knows why I didn't like or like the film. If they think their ideas match with mine, they should go with my rating. If they think my reasons are not good enough, they take the opposite call. I have explained this in detail here--https://wogma.com/article/why-read-a-review/

    I have realised there are two genres I dislike--horror and adult sex-comedy. The latter, I know there is zero-to-negligible chance of me liking it, so I skip it with the reasons given in a note on the movie Horror though, I know I don't like because of the creepiness it creates inside me physically. So, if I get that feeling, it means the movie is well-made. And I rate it accordingly.

    posted 1 year, 8 months ago
  • Love Aaj Kal 2020:

    @Raj Thank you. :)
    If the censor cuts caused the disconnect, that is as sad as it is awful :(

    @TimELiebe I had the same reactions when I heard of this first too :/

    posted 1 year, 8 months ago
  • Bhoot: Part One - The Haunted Ship:

    I know, right! But have no one to cover, so you got to do what you got to do. I have a feeling horror films get a rating more than what they are worth because I scare easy.

    posted 1 year, 8 months ago
  • Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan:

    Dostana was still slapsticky. This one looks like it will be a slightly more mature take.

    ps. welcome back!

    posted 1 year, 8 months ago
  • Chhapaak:

    Thank you so much, Aki :)

    posted 1 year, 9 months ago
  • Mardaani 2:

    @Amit **fingers crossed**

    posted 1 year, 10 months ago
  • Bala:

    @Roy J I see what you mean. It is disturbing indeed.

    @Absar thank you.

    @Pomita True, another one I could think of after I wrote the review was ZNMD. But still, not enough, right?

    posted 1 year, 11 months ago
  • Laal Kaptaan:

    Many congratulations to your daughter, Samir!

    posted 1 year, 12 months ago
  • 7 and going strong:

    Thank you gourav. And four days ago, it turned 13!

    posted 2 years, 1 month ago
  • Section 375:

    aaawww thank you, @Pomita!

    Oh and didn't know Ravish Kumar might have coined the term. Good one!

    posted 2 years, 1 month ago
  • Mission Mangal:

    @Pomita yes, perspectives indeed. :)

    I am happy that readers go down right till the last line. :D

    posted 2 years, 1 month ago
  • Mission Mangal:

    How is the political party relevant? Why should there be any statues at all, let alone expensive ones? From whatever little I know of them, many of these personalities, if not all, might have preferred no statue at all. Or, at least, I hope so. I am sure we can think of better ways to remind ourselves and our children of these personalities. That is my ideology, which also includes not insulting/attacking anyone. So, my apologies that it came across that way.

    Point is, 7 Mission Mangals could have happened in the budget of one of these statues. Or maybe, the scientists who worked on them could have had better resources. I mean the mission, not the movie. ;P

    posted 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Mission Mangal:

    @Anshul Was the clipping at the end of the film necesary?

    posted 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Super 30:

    @Roy yeah it is quite a distraction to keep thinking, "did this really happen?"

    posted 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Article 15:

    @Simran indeed

    posted 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Kabir Singh:

    @Pomita Thank you. Yes, it is difficult to shake the film out, 10 days later. Disturbing of the wrong kind, to put it mildly. Thankfully at least, I wasn't trolled.

    posted 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Kabir Singh:

    @Raj @Roy Thank you!

    @Roy Thankfully there are enough reviewers calling it out too-Raja Sen, Rajeev Masand, and the reviwers at Film Companion, The Wire

    posted 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Kabir Singh:

    @Sonal, yeah I am hoping against hope that it won't be that bad. But, am glad that it looks like good performances are on the card.

    posted 2 years, 4 months ago
  • Bharat:

    @Nisha Thank you.
    Yes, Arun mentioned he found it "time pass" :D

    posted 2 years, 4 months ago
  • Ki & Ka:

    @TimELiebe That is possible too! :D

    posted 2 years, 7 months ago
  • Badla:

    @TimELiebe I believe the Spanish original, "The Invisible Guest" is available on Netflix

    posted 2 years, 7 months ago
  • Ki & Ka:

    @TimELiebe I am glad you enjoyed it more than I did, even if just a tad bit more.

    Actually, I didn't find the kissing and sex more than the norm for this genre. Then again, I am not too easily taken aback by show of affection on screen either. So, might not be the best person to ask.

    posted 2 years, 7 months ago
  • Uri: The Surgical Strike:

    @Fan About Sanju: I agree with you. And say so too. "Rajkumar Hirani=Jai; Sanjay Dutt=Veeru; audience=mausiji" means it is pushing an agenda. I don't use the P-word, so what? I still didn't mind the film and think it is worth a watch to see how messed up a life can be, a real life, a life with lots of privileges. So, I don't see how you can say I keep the person separate from the film. In fact, I failed on that count. In fact, Anyway, it is a tall ask in films based on true-life stories.

    So, even though it was pushing an agenda, I liked the film. Just like I don't like horror films, but might like a well-made one because it is well made or I don't like sex comedies but might like one odd one.

    I liked Uri for the action sequences. I didn't like its emotional drama. I didn't like that it calls for war and think its timing of being just a few months before elections is as much a call for votes (by supporters of the political party) as it is a call for footfalls in the theatres.

    It is my opinion. And I expressed it. I am not delusional; I don't want my readers to follow me blindly. I believe they have their own mind and opinion and that they know very well how different or similar it is from mine. And even when it is almost always similar, I feel the reader should know that they might have a different opinion based on what they read. I do my best to point out the bias I might carry without sounding like I am not sure of my opinion.

    posted 2 years, 7 months ago