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Bollywood/Hollywood Reviews

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December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 24, 2006
The film oozes chutzpah, but regrettably the dance scenes don't match the sparkle of the performances. A pleasing romp, nevertheless -- both studio systems should feel proud.
October 13, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 12, 2004
Mehta manages to make her film not only palatable, but a real pleaser.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 12, 2003
Does precisely what Bollywood movies should do: It engages us with its joyousness and silliness and its unflagging commitment to surface attractions.
Read More | Original Score: B
October 9, 2003
Though neither big nor slick, it's a joyful, feel-good spoof that makes you want to run out and rent a real Bollywood musical.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
October 3, 2003
Mehta's delight with her own in-joke, as well as her attractive, energetic cast, will prove infectious to those audiences who find themselves sharing the director's frivolous frame of mind.
September 12, 2003
Deepa Mehta's feisty, featherweight romantic comedy makes the case that even the most flamboyant cinematic conventions are as universal as they are exotic, especially when they conspire to produce that glow of happily ever after.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
September 10, 2003
Despite an apparently tight budget, this Canadian-Indian charmer is an effective feel-good comedy about overcoming cultural inhibitions.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 26, 2003
Much hilarity, joyful song and dance numbers and a surprisingly touching love story.
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April 28, 2003
Just charming enough to avoid being entirely annoying.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 11, 2003
It's clear that Mehta simply wanted to update her beloved genre for the thousands of Indians who fancy themselves too sophisticated for the cheese-laced spectacles that pack 'em in on the subcontinent.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 11, 2003
Despite cramming in numerous clichés, Mehta still manages to put a fresh and funny spin on the proceedings.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 16, 2002
Mehta expertly fashions a fascinating hybrid that is sure to delight audiences with its good-natured and well-timed humor, and its unabashed refusal to take itself seriously.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 20, 2002
Deepa Mehta provides an accessible introduction as well as some intelligent observations on the success of Bollywood in the Western world.
October 30, 2002
A tasty masala.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 29, 2002
While Bollywood/Hollywood will undoubtedly provide its keenest pleasures to those familiar with Bombay musicals, it also has plenty for those (like me) who aren't.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 29, 2002
Bollywood/Hollywood is a happy, carefree trifle of a movie that is easy to savour because it is so undemanding yet so rewarding.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 29, 2002
Writer-director's Mehta's effort has tons of charm and the whimsy is in the mixture, the intoxicating masala, of cultures and film genres.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 4, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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