Short Review: A Wednesday.

Premise: An elderly man sets up 5 bombs around Mumbai and demands 4 terrorists in exchange. They've got mere hours.

Starring: A bunch of Indian actors I'm sure none of you have heard of.

My Reaction: This movie is supposed to be one of the greatest Indian thrillers ever made. And... I was pretty bored with it. It didn't help that most of the time the subtitles were off the screen before I could even get half of them read. It has a very slow start, introducing you to a plethora characters, one or two of which you never even see again. And the character actions sometimes didn't make sense. However, the third act of the movie is outstanding. Once you figure out who the man is and what his purpose is, the movie shoots for excellence and pretty much achieves it. In fact, I think this is one of those rare movies I believe deserves to be remade, because the rest of the movie can be done so much better to match up with the last portion of the film. If they gave the secondary characters more depth, tied up a few loose strings, and made a couple things make a bit more sense, then it could definitely be an outstanding film. As of now, however, it's just an outstanding third act with a sub-par first act and average second act. Average that together and you get... well... average. Though I do recommend it simply for the last 30 minutes or so.

Stop Saying Okay! Okay.

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