Excerpt: Jamal (Dev Patel) has lived a life of tragic circumstances, forced to endure more hardship and suffering than most people could even fathom. An orphan with no family to depend on, Jamal instead relies on himself, a few close friends, and the beatiful Latika (Freida Pinto), his unrealized love.
Excerpt: Danny Boyle’s eight time Oscar winner was definitely the sleeper hit of 2008, and Fox has rolled out the red carpet for the unlikely ‘Best Picture of the Year’ winner for its home video debut.
Summary: This is definitely one of those film experiences. It doesn’t help that you start to feel like you missed some vital cultural event if you hadn’t seen the film. It’s a shame that some of the hype is what will scare many of the general audiences away from the movie.
Conclusion: A favorite of critics and audiences alike, 'Slumdog Millionaire' will now also thrill home theater enthusiasts with its impressive video transfer and reference quality audio. The reigning Best Picture winner injects viewers with a heady feel-good rush, thanks to its irresistible blend of romance,...
Excerpt: “Slumdog Millionaire” grabs you by the lapel and forces you to watch the triumphant resilience of three orphans who thrive amid unbelievable poverty and cruelty which still exists among the lower classes in rapidly industrializing India.
Excerpt: Today is the biggest day in Jamal Malik's life. A penniless, eighteen year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, he's one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
Conclusion: Slumdog Millionaire surprised audiences around the world with its original and warm-hearted storytelling, especially considering the film's somewhat depressing subject matter. Director Danny Boyle has made a career out of crafting unique movies that, despite not having much in common with one...
Excerpt: This refreshing film, directed by Danny Boyle, is about hope, perseverance, and true love. The acting by the no-name cast is exceptional, and you can't help but get wrapped up in Jamal's quest to find his soul mate, played by the alluring Freida Pinto.
Excerpt: They don�t seem to treat their successful contestants terribly well on the Hindu Indian version of �Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?�. Jamal Malik is just one question away from the 20 million rupee prize when the siren agonisingly signals the end of the programme, but instead of the young man�s...
Excerpt: Few films in 2008 have received as much acclaim as Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionare. From the Golden Globes to the Oscars, critics have near unendingly praised the film and its portrayal of Indian culture. I will admit that the film is very good and without a doubt one of the best of 2008.