Average User Score: 6.3Dec 22, 2013This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Without beating around the bush I have to state that Dhoom 3 was the worst movie I have ever seen. I mean I wouldn’t have been that disappointed if this movie had been the first in the series. After two above the average movies in the series with memorable acting, style and songs one expects certain standard of quality from the new one. But it was way below the standard, way below !
The biggest letdown were the action sequences. Seriously, fighting with an Auto-Rickshaw That’s really a sorry opening scene for Mr. Abhishek. And of course the bike scenes. The movie was more concerned as to how the thief was evading the cops rather than the actual robbery. That’s really irritating. Because you see there is no thrill in that. You know eventually they are gonna get away, atleast with the robbery you get to see some innovative ideas for the heist like in Dhoom 2(though they were cheesy too). But still we get some thrill in the chasing scenes in this movie, like the bike can balance on a rope, remodel itself appropriately in tricky situations (like for instance a motorboat), and conjoin with another bike, jump whenever there is an obstacle, and in all these moment the cops are so stunned that they just can’t pull their triggers Those were by far the most intolerable scenes. And adding to the agony was the same Dhoom tune playing over and again in the background. It’s like Pritam was really lazy to do anything regarding this movie. Same goes for the songs, they which were much usual and old-fashioned.
Now given the genre of the movie there cannot be many complaints about the character development, except for the thief i.e. The Clown. The movie had a sad and promising part in it, relating to The Clown (the twins). Like how one of them had to spend the whole time in the box, still being the integral part of the magic act, but the other got the whole credit. How one of them had the whole world to him, and the other just his acts. Yes there was a proper basic idea, that too portrayed Mr. Perfectionist himself, in the movie which could have been utilized to make a better soul touching movie, but they just made an another action-masala movie.
The movie was basically about ‘The Clown’ itself, and Aamir Khan carried out the role with perfection. Whether it was the eccentric magician or the schoolboy kid. But then again there was no actual robbery but ridiculous chasing scenes which made no justification to his acting. Surprisingly Abhishek was better in this movie acting wise from the previous movies. Changing over from bad cop to good cop was something new from him. Uday Chopra had to just carry out the same acting from previous movies, hell he wasn’t required in this one. Katrina Kaif had an important role playing the love interest of one of the Aamir, but then again her character was treated poorly with no conviction.
All in all review:
Overall: 1.5/5… Expand