Film: "Blood Money"; Starring: Kunal Kemmu, Amrita Puri, Manish Chaoudhary, Sunil Sickand
Directed: by Vishal Mahadkar; Rating: * 1/2
It would take the Bhatts, those grand-masters of morality tales, a very long time to live down this one. Clotted with cliches and cluttured with trite situations straight out of the Bhatts' earlier impressive oeuvre, "Blood Money" dives into a cesspool of predictable characters who we know are heading nowhere.And we couldn't care less.
Debutant director Vishal Mahadkar seems to vacillate between high-anxiety and laziness. He lets the plot hang loose at the most crucial junctures prompting us to wonder if the director lost interest, just like we do after a point.
There are seeds of an engaging morality tale here. A bright-eyed eager-to-succeed MBA from India arrives in Cape Town with his equally wide-eyed wife.They take in the grand lifestyle with squeals and gasps that kindergarten» Read full review