THE FOREST quick movie review: Not for a regular filmgoer

After a lot of controversy Ashvin Kumar’s The Forest will finally hit the theatres tomorrow. But should you watch it or not? Our movie critic who is watching it right now has sent us his verdict. He says that the movie starring Javed Jaffrey, Nandana Sen and Ankur Vikal is not for hardcore Bollywood fans. “The man-eating leopard of The Forest movie doesn’t quite scare. Every frame is detailed. The actors’ performances are brilliant, but the plot is engaging only in parts,” he texted us. “This is an out and out arty film. It’s classy, taut yet boring. It’s not for a regular filmgoer. In summation, The Forest is an elaborate ‘Save the Tigers’ campaign.” However let’s wait and watch if the movie takes a surprising turn in the second half.

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