Monday, August 15, 2005

Critique Ugly

Sarkar: As soon as I saw how the story was unfolding, I kept expecting the events in The Godfather to happen. Some did, some did not. So that really kept me guessing!

The cinematography was very innovative. It was dark and stark, devoid of frills, moody and sinister at times. Perfect!

One thing about the movie that really put me off is the music directors... er music. It seems that the music directors Bapi-Tutul were very insecure that people will forget their presence so they kept banging away the percussion come what may! Abhishek thinking about something and you hear the them banging away all the drums! They seemed to not know that silence can be used to heighten the effect. The music was way too loud!! I still liked the 'govinda govinda' chant although this is not the first time this was used in an RGV movie (Those of u who are wondering which one, it is the telugu movie 'Govinda Govinda' starring Nagarjuna and Sridevi)! :-)

Madagaskar: Nice fun movie! Very much paisa vasool if you have kids!

Whenever I hear David Schwimmer (lends his voice to the giraffe) I couldn't help but picture Ross Geller of F.R.I.E.N.D.S! Got so used to that voice as Ross!!

The story was not so interesting. There wasn't much of a climax either. In that way the movie was not half as much fun as Shrek. Looks like they were in a hurry to release the movie before some deadline or something!


Arunima said...

Couldn't watch Madagascar as I opted for Mangal Pandey. Hope to catch up on it soon.

Perhaps, I was too engrosed with Sarkar, I didn't realise or notice the loud music.

writesetting said...

It must be fun to get used to TV.

Everyman said...

Hi Vikki..

Been a while since I last watched a movie on THE screen. I have eyes only for my 14" TV ever since i bought the darling...agree with your David Schwimmer theory gets hard to dissociate yourself from the image of FRIENDS

I did drop in a while back...but I forgot to leave my typeprints behind..doing it now..