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The Zoya Factor
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Good review. When we watch these "true story" movies, we should acknowledge that the filmmakers did a good job making people aware of such a story. But, we know there were cinematic liberties taken to tell this story, so we take this "true story" with a grain of salt and do our own research afterwards. That's how Hollywood "true stories" work. Bollywood true stories is on another level of cinematic liberty. They remove details and add their own "alternative facts", and the naive Indian audience believes it to be all true. Unfortunate.
Thank you for the honest review. The movie is not good. It's an awful movie, and you can tell it's made by someone who blames all his failures on a woman. I don't know what's wrong with the other critics in India, but appreciate your honest review.
Zoya's story was my favorite. Though, I did enjoy the movie ending on a lighter and funny story like Johar's rather than Banerjee. Good pass time for a lazy day.
I noticed you criticized the location and certain plot points as unnecessary or unrealistic. You do realize this is based on a true story, right?Strongly based on Sandeep Kaur: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-32481834
Meetu, here's a comparison....The Sting. From the trailer you can tell this movie is a rip off of The Sting. Conman's partner dies, so he joins hands with a more experienced conman to take revenge on the guy who is responsible of his friend's death. Emraan is playing Redford's character, Paresh is playing Paul Newman's, and KK is playing Robert Shaw's. This is going to be a horrible movie.
Great Preview! I am looking for the same theme as well, and if the audience will end up liking Randeep Hooda's character at the end even though he's the kidnapper. However, the trailer didn't catch my attention especially because of Imtiaz Ali. He knows he's trying different types of love stories, but I think he tries to hard to be different when it actually isn't. I loved his JWM, but LAK and Rockstar were poor. SNT was good. Let's see though. I hope I am wrong.
I think you confused Elizabeth Olsen for one of the Olsen twins. Elizabeth is the 3rd sister, the younger one. She never played Michelle.