Direction: Anthony D’Souza
Anthony D’Souza blatantly panders to the typical Bollywood formula. Shoddy writing and mediocre performances do nothing to lift the sagging plot.
The plot trajectory is something like this – action, song, drama. Repeat. For some variation we have, action, action, song, drama… more drama. Once the story starts panning out in this predictable format and you realize that the plot is as new as any 1970’s potboiler, there is little to keep you hooked.
Akshay Kumar’s action-and-comedy routine has been done to death and there is no attempt by the actor to infuse any novelty into his character. In fact, Akshay himself looks bored and sleep walks through most of the film. Wouldn’t he much rather risk taking on something different, a character that challenges his craft as an actor, a role that is layered and complex?
Since, Akshay was introduced so late in the narrative, I had hoped thatRead More »from Yahoo Movies Review: Boss