2.O Review

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2.O Movie Review (2pointO) :
Movie: 2.O (2pointO)
Director: S. Shankar
Producer: A. Subaskaran, Raju Mahalingam
Production Company: Lyca Productions
Music: A. R. Rahman
Starring: Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson
Release Date : 29th November 2018
Rate : 3.5/5

2.O Movie Review (2pointO) :

Shankar and Kollywood Superstar Rajinikanth collaborated for the third time in (2PointO)  2.O movie after two blockbusters movies Sivaji – The Boss and Enthiran – The Robot.  The movie has hit the theaters today on 29th November. 2.O movie is bankrolled by Subaskaran Allirajah and Raju Mahalingam under the banner of Lyca Productions. Apart from Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar, (2PointO) 2.O movie has other stars like Amy Jackson, Adil Hussain, Sudhanshu Pandey,  Kalabhavan Shajohn and Riyaz Khan in supporting roles. Let’s see the storyline of 2.O movie.

Story: 2.O starts with the suicide of an old person who is a bird lover. Soon, mobile phones start flying. Dr Vasigaran (Rajinikanth) was asked to start the investigation of this mysterious occurrence. Later a giant bird, which is made up of mobile phones, starts attacking the city. Dr Vasigaran and his assistant Nila (Amy Jackson),  brings  Chitti (Rajinikanth), to fight with the giant bird- Pakshi Raju. What happens next, Form rest of the story. 2.O Movie Review

 Plus Points:

  • Akshay Kumar
  • Rajinikanth
  •  VFX and 3D
  • Social message- Save the birds, Negative effects of cell phone radiation
  • Climax

Minus Points:

  • Storyline
  • Dialogues

Performance: Akshay Kumar as villain  steals the show with his wonderful  performance.  The actor is popular for social message oriented movies. Once again he has proved that he is a wonderful performer. Rajinikanth has delivered electrifying performance.  Amy Jackson as a robot is impressive. She doesn’t have to do much. Sudhanshu Pandey as Dhirendra Bhora   is just ok. Adil Hussain, get limited screen space but he justifies with their roles.

Technical : 2.O movie has brilliant production values, which are on par with Hollywood standards. Stunning VFX, amazing 3D effects, background score, action choreography are the attractions on the technical front. There is nothing special in the storyline but the movie carries a good social message. AR A R Rahman’s music work in 2.O movie could almost go unnoticed as the sound effects are mostly overpowering. Screenplay has the typical scenes of a Shankar film and has some flaws too.  The cinematography is amazing, and editing is top notch. However, what puts the movie aside is Shankar’s honest vision which comes across through most of the film. It is Shankar’s movie from the beginning to the end, and possibly his best film.

 Analysis: The first half of 2.O movie is good but the second half is outstanding. The climax fight sequence and Akshay Kumar’s emotional flashback story are highlighted. Chitti Version 2.O is a treat to watch. Outstanding visuals, Rajinikanth style, Akshay Kumar’s screen presence and charisma are Mind-blowing. The director Shankar tops the use of technology with commercial and social elements. On the flip side the overall plot is very similar to the first part. 2.O movie is predictable in every way, only addition is Akshay Kumar’s character. Shankar concentrated more on visual grandeur than emotions.

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