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Old 4th October 2009, 19:27   #406
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Wake up Sid

The movie that deals with the wake up call to this lazy rich loser guy, Sid and his relationships.

Ranvir is a blast as Sid while Konkana is good as usual. The support cast is good too. The director has kept the movie crisp and quick (except for a bit in the middle). The college scenes are very well done. The music fits in with the happenings on the screen.

Verdict - 3.75/5
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ps - Is Rahul Khanna becoming a guest appearance specialist ?
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On the insistence of friends had the misfortune of watching the blockbuster of the year - 'DO KNOT DISTURB'

First time in my life i came back home when interval came. It is the most rubbish,idiotic and crap movie one can ever make or see(And i thought 'welcome' was crap but this is the KING in crapness).

Watch it and break your neighbours head
Rating = -2/5
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Any more reviews of " Do Not Disturb" ??
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Any more reviews of " Do Not Disturb" ??
I guess noone else was unlucky like me
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Any more reviews of " Do Not Disturb" ??
Guess no one wanted to be disturbed by watching this movie. .

Mobike - if you want to watch it - go and watch Lara, I have heard she is hawt !!!
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Wake up Sid

The movie that deals with the wake up call to this lazy rich loser guy, Sid and his relationships.

Ranvir is a blast as Sid while Konkana is good as usual. The support cast is good too. The director has kept the movie crisp and quick (except for a bit in the middle). The college scenes are very well done. The music fits in with the happenings on the screen.

Verdict - 3.75/5
. Nice one - catch it today.

ps - Is Rahul Khanna becoming a guest appearance specialist ?

There is nothing new in the storyline really but it feels fresh. Nice light hearted movie. Ranbir excels as Sid and Konkona at her usual best. All the songs of the movie are awesome, my favourites being Kya Karoon and Iktaara

Rating: 4/5 (3 for movie +1 for the songs)
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I guess noone else was unlucky like me
Dont worry Harry, i am ready to take that risk and hope to come out unscathed

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Guess no one wanted to be disturbed by watching this movie. .

Mobike - if you want to watch it - go and watch Lara, I have heard she is hawt !!!
NC, thanks for the motivation offered, now this movie has become a must SEE. Is there a way, we can black out remaining characters from the movie and only concentrate on Lara? LOL

Btw, atleast we can compare the HOT factor of Lara between this and Blue later on. What say?
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Dont worry Harry, i am ready to take that risk and hope to come out unscathed
Am waiting for your review now.
Lets see till when you can tolerate the overacting and lack of story
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Really liked 'Wake up Sid'. Excellent performances by each and everyone in the movie.Ranbir's come a long way since 'Saawariya'.
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Like Harry saw Do Knot Disturb and banged his head against wall.

I happened to see another disaster of this decade called " Acid Factory" and still banging my head on the wall

It only screams of style and zero substance. Every male character hamming in half english and hindi, wearing those pointed stud shoes and glaring at each other thinking that makes them look cool.

How wrong they are and Sanjay Gupta has gone totally loony to have released a movie of this sort. I wonder dont they watch the entire movie before deciding its worth releasing? it saves so much grief for everyone?

Except for Manoj Bajpai who was better than all others including Irfan Khan, this movie should be kicked out of theatres in less than a week.

Btw, Dino Morea should go back to modelling, he cannot act to save himself.

P.S: This movie is set in S.Africa and all cop cars are the new version of Toyota Carolla.

0.5/5 (0.5 For a fleeting glimpse of a Lamborghini Murcielago LP 640)
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Except for Manoj Bajpai who was better than all others
DIYA MIRZA?? What about her? I watch all her movies only to see her. I will be watching Acid Factory too. I will forward the parts where she isn't on screen.

Oh i dont watch too many movies in theatres only 1 in 3 months.
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DIYA MIRZA?? What about her?
Yeah, what about her? She comes into play only after interval and is there on screen for 15-20 minutes only. She copies the Lara Croft attire, i agree she is hot.

But, even she ain't worth the dizzying camera work torture they dish out through the movie.

EDIT: Btw, the only best part about this movie is its length. 1 hour and 45 minutes. Sanjay Gupta did a favor to us by making it this short.

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No footprints for 4 days on this thread?

Wake up Sid

Saw this movie and i have a slightly different opinion of this movie.

Firstly, Not much change in Ranbir's character from his previous movie ( light going, carefree attitude etc).

Secondly, the movie was darn slow, it not just drags a little but a lot in between. For example that omlette scene etc. Btw, Omlette plays a fair bit of role in bringing Konkana and Ranbir together, don't you think?

Thirdly, surroundings looked similar to Jaane Tu Jaane Na with bunch of college friends et.all. That had more zip this did not.

Finally, i am not able to make up my mind if i loved this movie, liked it or felt it was OK. I think will settle for the last one.

3/5

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BLUE seems to have a rosy future..... contrary to the popular belief here, this review says the film is well made.

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BLUE, the most awaited movie of the year, with its canvas as huge as the ocean, comes alive on the Hindi screen this Friday. Like every biggie, this one also comes with the baggage of monumental expectations. With tremendous hype surrounding it, the inescapable question that crosses your mind is, will BLUE live up to those colossal expectations?

Write your own movie review of Blue
Let me keep it concise and to the point. You haven't watched something like this on the Hindi screen before. Never ever!

It requires courage, willpower, fortitude, vision and of course, the financial backing to accomplish a project of this magnitude. And debutante director Anthony D'Souza puts his skills and the financial resources to best use. BLUE is not merely a stunning looking film, it's also a well structured film. Most importantly, it's a solid entertainer that packs in so much in those 1.58 hours.

Final word? Go, grab a ticket, if you haven't booked one yet. This under-sea treasure hunt is a kickass film. A must-see for all those who love adventure flicks.

BLUE is set in the sun-soaked white sand beaches of Bahamas. Sagar [Sanjay Dutt] is a simpleton, while his friend Aarav [Akshay Kumar] is a rich, ambitious businessman.

Sagar's brother Sameer aka Sam [Zayed Khan] has inadvertently managed to rankle the mafia in Bangkok [Rahul Dev]. He flees Bangkok and arrives in Bahamas. But the dangerous men reach Bahamas too. Sagar is the sole person who can bail him out from this crisis, but to save his brother, Sagar has to wrestle with the ghost of his dead father.

If you're a die-hard moviegoer, you'd draw parallels with a lot of international projects [especially THE DEEP] that were set in the ocean. In Bollywood, flashes of the Dharmendra - Jeetendra starrer SAMRAAT cross your mind instantaneously, but comparing the two is akin to comparing chalk and cheese.

BLUE grabs your attention from its opening titles itself. The marine life, which you may've watched on National Geographic Channel or Animal Planet, comes alive in all splendour at the start itself.

The story is uncomplicated and Anthony D'Souza garnishes it beautifully. If the aquatic life keeps your eyes wide open, the action sequences are sure to make your jaws drop to your knees. The bike chase at the start, yet another chase subsequently, the chase soon after the interval [atop a running train] is simply astounding.

Anthony's expertise comes to the fore in several sequences. One sequence that needs to be singled out is when Sanju narrates the tragic past, how he was responsible for his father's death. It's simply incredible!

Major portions of the film have been filmed in the ocean and you can't stop admiring and appreciating the enormous contribution of the underwater cinematographer [Pete Zuccarini]. The lighting in those sequences deserves special mention. Also, the underwater sequences, which feature aquatic life like puffer fish, stingrays and sharks, hold tremendous appeal. Cinematography [Laxman Utekar] is gorgeous.

On the flip side, the climax could've been more impactful. The villain's track looks clichéd, but you tend to overlook the minor aberration since the film never falls prey to mediocrity.

Anthony D'Souza is a director to watch. This film has style as well as substance. Also, it requires courage and conviction to think out of the box and most importantly, execute the material with panache. There's not much scope for music in an action thriller, yet A.R. Rahman's score suits the requirements. The Kylie Minogue track - 'Chiggy Wiggy' - is already popular. Sanju and Lara's romantic track - 'Aaj Dil' - is sensuous. The song at the end credits - 'Fiqrana' - has a lot of energy.

Sound design [Resul Pookutty] is fantastic. Action scenes [James D. Bomalick and R.P. Yadav] are a treat and, in fact, one of the mainstays of the film. Dialogues [Mayur Puri] are effective, while the screenplay [Anthony D'Souza and Jasmine D'Souza] is well thought-out, especially towards the second hour.

Sanjay Dutt carries his part well, although he looks very well-fed in some scenes. Akshay Kumar steals the show with a sterling performance. This would easily classify amongst his best works. Zayed Khan is highly competent. This, despite the fact that he's sharing the screen space with two hugely experienced actors.

Lara Dutta has never looked so good before. Though the story revolves around the guys, you can't overlook Lara's small but significant contribution to the film. Katrina Kaif [sp. app.] looks gorgeous and performs exceedingly well. The feminine charm [at the start specifically] would send the youth in a frenzy. Rahul Dev is first-rate. Kabir Bedi is hardly there.

On the whole, BLUE has style as well as substance. The film has everything going in its favour, right from its incredible star cast to the superb action scenes to the hitherto unseen marine life to the tremendous hype and hoopla. At the box-office, BLUE will strike like a hurricane in the festive week. It should set new benchmarks in days to come. In short, the business will be humungous.

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Wake up Sid

I didnt find the movie anything great. Predictable storyline and not too much for the cast to show in terms of acting skills too.

Its a classic case of 'A man with one eye is a king amongst the blind'. No decent movies to watch so people will settle for this one.

verdict 3/5
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