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Brothers Reviews

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November 3, 2017
Brothers is a film that plays emotional rope-a-dope with its audience.
June 27, 2017
It is the mind-numbingly inane commentary that is the most grating part of these scenes. The verbal diarrhoea drowns out what is supposed to be the most action-packed part of the film.
August 14, 2015
Brothers offers a whole new experience to MMA action. Hindi audiences will enjoy the novelty. But all said and done, this should've been done with a lot more finesse.
August 13, 2015
Some judgmental errors are so glaring that it's hard to think them as continuity mistakes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
August 14, 2015
The story of estranged sibling rivals cage-fighting in a mixed martial arts tournament dovetails with Bollywood's classic good brother-versus-bad brother trope.
August 17, 2015
Almost all the second-half drama feels sketchily conceived; that canvas of narrative and thematic groundwork O'Connor set down before his brothers in arms went head-to-head simply hasn't travelled.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 14, 2015
This story of a fractured family is high on manipulative cinematic tools but fails to make an emotional connection. What stays with you are the no-holds-barred action sequences and the hummable theme tune.
August 14, 2015
With greying hair and soft, sad eyes, Akshay carries Brothers on his shoulders, meriting applause for a vulnerable, memorable performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 19, 2015
Bollywood. . .culturally adapted remake of "Warrior". . . to the alleys, waterfront, melodrama, and music of Mumbai. . . is surprisingly moving fraternal bonding.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
October 27, 2015
Viewers willing to embrace its skillful and emotionally real depiction of a man making impossible choices -- and especially fans of Akshay Kumar ready to see him excel in a physically and emotionally challenging role -- will be well rewarded.
August 14, 2015
As David's trainer tells him: "The world is cruel, master. It laughs at your pain." And it applauds your pain, too, especially the punishing physical kind. It's up to you to keep the tears flowing.
August 14, 2015
Brothers: Blood Against Blood is a surprisingly fast-paced and engaging drama rooted in subjects that never grow old.
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