Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Rang De Basanti

( Paint It yellow: Indian Yellow to be precise!)

Reviewing Rang de Basanti is the in thing to do. I shall conform. But instead of the ubiquitous dissection of every aspect of filmmaking and a detailed study of characters, I will make it an inane and brief questionnaire for all those who have watched it or plan to watch it. Will add more questions as and when they occur to me. Here goes:

The theme of the movie:
a. Coming of age movie
b. Patriotic movie
c. Both
d. Neither

The time period of narration:
a. Historical aka. "Period movie"
b. Contemporary movie.
c. Both
d. Neither

Colours?
a. Sepia
b. Vivid with all hues of the spectrum.
c. Both
d. Neither

Characters are:
a. Black and White
b. Colourful
c. Both
d. Neither

Rate the end of the movie:
a. Melodramatic/ Conventional
b. One with Poetic Justice/ Unconventional
c. Both
d. Neither

Entertainment factor:
a. Fun
b. Thought-provoking/ Serious
c. Both
d. Neither

Dialogues?
a. Predictable
b. Entertaining and Funny
c. Both
d. Neither

Songs?
a. Brilliant
b. Exquisite
c. Both
a. Neither

There I am done. So you c?

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And for completeness will add this piece of trivia that goes with every review of Rang De Basanti:

Did you know Alice Patten is the daughter of Chris Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong?
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"Azaadi hi meri Dulhan hai."
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*Edit*

Roo-ba-Roo,
Roshni

6 comments:

ash said...

Where did you catch the movie? :-)

Sinfully Pinstripe said...

Jiyo guruji. Couldn't stop smiling for quite a while.

Mo said...

Ash: Bedok 2, Saturday. Shall try out this Jade place next time. Where did you watch it?

Sin: :)

ash said...

Your query has the answer. I watched it at Jade. Its on Beach Road inside the Shaw Towers building.

Mohan said...

Coming back here after sometime..how abt adding this?

Aamir is the dude becos yet again, his choice of movie is topclass:

a. Agree
b. Disagree
c. Aamir who? (for Americans who cant think beyond Leperly...sorry... Beverly Hills)
d. I dont hav the grey cells needed to answer this qn

I hope no one asnwers neither to "song" qn..

Mo said...

Mohan, Good one!

Been obsessing over the title song for the past 48 hours.
ding-a ding-a ding-a ding-a ding-a ding-a ding-a ding-a ding-a ding.