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Slumdog Millionaire  (2009 - English)

Slumdog Millionaire cumulative rating: 3.75 out of 53.75/5 (111 users)

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Hats, caps and wigs off. There’s reason to dance on the streets. Here’s a masterwork of technical bravura, adorned with inspired ensemble performances and directed with astonishing empathy. Above allmore

Brit director Danny Boyle's uplifting saga about a Mumbai slumkid's rags-to-riches journey reminds us why we go to the movies in the first place – not to find fault, but to be entertained, touched and inspiredmore

First things first! SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE deserves all the accolades and awards that it has been receiving of late and will continue receiving in the future. Also, in this writer's individualistic opinionmore

A gaudy, gorgeous rush of colour, sound and motion, Slumdog Millionaire, the latest from the British shape-shifter Danny Boyle, doesn’t travel through the lower depths, it giddily bounces from one horror to the nextmore

FORGET the twitter about aggrieved national sentiment. For, Slumdog Millionaire is neither poverty porn nor slum tourism. No, unlike what the desi nationalists' blogosphere claims, it is not a casemore

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire paints a vivid and breathtaking picture of Mumbai's hidden underbelly -- a torrent of imagery that feels almost like the scraping-off of skin when a biker falls off his bikemore

Blame it on the hype. The reviews - mainly from the United Kingdom and the United States, where the film was released first - for Slumdog Millionaire compete with each other in discovering superlativesmore