It’s question time, review-readers.
Question: Who is Nicolas Cage? Answer: An Oscar-winning performer formerly known for quirky madcap roles but now a Ferrari-collecting star turning up in utterly braindead films with interchangable plots and hairpieces.
Despite logical inconsistency and much happenstance instead of actual screenwriting, these films do invariably well, being as much about a singular idea — seeing the future, hunting for treasure, being the devil’s bounty hunter — as they are about the bells and whistles.
Which brings us to Question 2: What is Aa Dekhen Zara? Answer: It is pretty much exactly like one of those myriad moronic Nicolas Cage actioners, except there isn’t a single actual actor to be seen anywhere on the screen.
Read the full review on Rediff. March 27, 2009.