Action Jackson BO – Chimps Kiss the Dust

Much as I’m convinced that god does not exist, there’s occasional proof that he does. Folks, Action Jackson is a mighty disaster at the U.S. box office. Nothing pleases me more than to see chimps like Ajay Devgn and Prabhu Deva kissing the dust when they put out so trashy a film as Action Jackson. […]

Mary Kom – A Dud in Amreeka

Mary Kom has fared poorly in the U.S. The ho-hum box office returns suggests Priyanka Chopra’s career could be in its last innings. For the September 5-7, 2014 opening weekend, Mary Kom could manage only $370,277 at the U.S. box office. That’s pitiful showing for a veteran Bollywood grandma like Priyanka Chopra. Youngsters like Alia […]

Classless Chutiyas Snub Mardaani

No one has ever accused Indians (be they in Mera Bharat Mahaan or in Amreeka) of possessing even a semblance of class. As I’ve said often, the essence of Indians is their Chutiyaness. Nowhere is the Indian Chutiyaness more evident than in their unbounded love for trashy Bollywood movies. Trashier the Indian movie the bigger […]

Singham Returns BO – Fails to Roar in U.S.

After reading with great anguish those endless reports of how [the pathetic piece of shit] Singham Returns has set the Indian box office on fire, I was quite relieved that the junk has not done all that well in the U.S. Some consolation, sweetie! It’d be a travesty of art if garbage like Singham Returns were […]

Kochadaiiyaan – Conspiracy of Silence

So much ink was spilled on big budget Tamil movie Kochadaiiyaan (Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone) by fawning scribes and reviewers about how the motion-capture film heralded an epochal moment in Indian movie history. Yet there’s nary a report on how much the Rs 150-crore film lost given its ho-hum response at the box office. I wouldn’t […]

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