Trainwreck (2015)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 0
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 0/5

Pros –

1) Bill Hader : He did his best in this half-baked character
2) John Cena and LeBron James in their extended cameos.
3) Colin Quinn : Alan Arkin spinoff from “Little Miss Sunshine” (His opening doll monologue)

Cons –

1) Amy Schumer :Not funny at all (also as ugly as she dresses)
2) Crowded with meaningless cameos & SNL cast members
3) Spoiling “The Usual Suspects”
4) Terrible chemistry between lead pair.
5) Overall boring and cliched

Quote –

“Monogamy isn’t realistic.”

Garm Hava (1973)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –

1) Balraj Sahni’s screen presence
2) The way it conveys the plight of post-partition Indian Muslims ; without any melo-drama.
3) Great ensemble-cast
4) Positive Climax
5) Blunt and politically incorrect.

Cons –

1) Amina’s sub-plot ; Though Balraj Sahni is the central character of this movie , this boring sub-plot ruined almost half screen time of the great actor.

Quote –

“Jo Door Se Toofan Ka Karte Hain Nazara
Un Ke Liye Toofaan Yahaan Bhi Hai, Wahaan Bhi
Dhaare Mein Jo Mil Jaaoge, Ban Jaao Ge Dhaara
Hai Waqt Ka Elaan, Yahaan Bhi Hai, Wahaan Bhi”

Blue Velvet (1986)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 0

Verdict – 3/5

Pros –

1) Isabella Rossellini
2) Dennis Hopper : one of his most intense performance as the “gas-inhaling,foul-mouthed,sexual-sadist” violent sociopath.

Cons –

1) Too much hype and thrill leading nowhere.
2) Kyle MacLachlan

Quote –

Frank Booth: Let’s fuck! I’ll fuck anything that moves!

Ted 2 (2015)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 0
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 0/5

Pros –

n/a

Cons –

1) Obligatory sequel ; time waste
2) Not funny at all ; can’t make a 2 hrs movie counting on 4 jokes.
3) Reminds of Seth MacFarlane previous dud “A Million Ways to Die in the West”

Quote –

John: That’s great! I mean, just like Sam L. Jackson.
Samantha Jackson: Who is that?
Ted: You ever seen any movie ever? He’s the black guy.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 0
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 3/5

Pros –

1) Not the typical Salman “no-brainer” ; emotional roller-coaster
2) Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Chand Nawab
3) Bhar Do Jholi Meri – Qawwali
4) Om Puri : effective cameo.

Cons –

1) Salman & Kareena : Visibly old
2) Predictable with cliched twists

Quote –

“Chand Nawab : Ek dafaa aur le lein ?”