"It's a very Masala film". Those kids are too damn cute, btw.
Just in time for Oscars, we saw the "controversial" crowd-pleaser last night. I loved it. Boyle & Tandan tip their hats to Company, Maqbool and Salaam Bombay in visual and thematic cues but I thought Trainspotting may have been the biggest influence. You should go read moacir's excellent write-up.
You're not kidding? Slumdog won you over? I thought for sure you'd see through this admittedly entertaining and well-made, but superficial, heavy-handed and dishonest. How disappointing! Oh well...
It's a well-kept secret, but I am totally shallow and superficial...
Watch the portion beginning at the 4:23 mark: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qH93lydpRg&feature=related
I don't plan to spend money on watching his movie but I will pay for anil kapoors shave and a haircut if he agrees to get one asap
Nick Cohen? He of pro-war left fame? Last man to be prattling on about empire.