By now you’ve heard the news everyone was already expecting to hear about Toy Story 3, so I’ll spare you that much. What you may not have heard about is something that I experienced all three of the days of the film’s opening weekend. I was in the Box Office, and the most common thing I heard from patrons was the following sentence:
“I haven’t been to the movies in a long time.”
Remember how trailers used to include the line “If you see one movie this year, see… Continue
So this is it then. The big one. The winner of the best picture last year, Slumdog Millionaire. It’s a movie which has a hell of a lot packed into it over the course of two hours. There’s torture, romance, murder, poverty, gangsters, dancing and the quiz show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? So did it deserve the awards, the hype, the praise? Let’s find out, won’t we?
The movie’s set in India, specifically Mumbai for the most part and tell the… Continue
You know, I was really excited when I got my Amazon.com shipping confirmation e-mail saying that my pre-order was on the way. I was really looking forward to watching the film with the audio commentary because of the rarity that special feature seems to be in as of late.
And then I read this by another Spill member. It would appear that member Jason the Reviewer went out and bought the DVD in person and… Continue
After seeing this film in December i have been waiting for the DVD release. Like all DVD releases i want to see what kind of fun extras it might include. Making of? Interviews with my favorite directors? Great commentary tracks?
Slumdog Millionaire came out on DVD today so i rushed out to pick up a copy and view the film again. I went to Target and bought a copy that came with a copy of the shooting script which is fantastic. I read a… Continue
First, I work in a movie theatre. Second, my projectionist are also my bosses. Third, they are film and technology fanatics. They know more about movies and any technology associated with the movie theatre than someone could want.
So one of the rumors circulating now is that one of them heard from someone else who heard it on a morning show that aired after the Oscars that someone thought Slumdog Millionaire wouldn’t do very well in… Continue
Slumdog Millionaire tells the story f how impoverished Indian teen Jamal Malik became a contestant on the Hindi version of "Who Wants to be A Millionaire?" -- an endeavor made without prize money in mind, rather, an effort to prove his love for his friend Latika, who is an ardent fan of the show. A movie so raw and real, it shows us the difficult life of children in India and teaches us that no matter what you always must have faith on what you want in life and fight for it. The cast formed by… Continue
Added by Daniel on March 3, 2009 at 1:47am —
Alrighty. Lets take a trip to Mumbai India. The slums. Your mother was beaten to death, you were taken to and orphanage just to be blinded, you dive into poop to get the autograph off a famous actor. And yet, all of these troublesome moments of your life have just given you the answers to all of the questions on who wants to be a millionare. This is Jamal's story. A slumdog who managed to succesfully snatch 10 000 000 ruppes from the game show. And how could a slumodog be that smart. Could he… Continue