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Slumdog Millionaire

“I was aware of all the hype surrounding it, so I...”

Written on: 30/09/2009 by Taylott (173 reviews written)

I was aware of all the hype surrounding it, so I decided to leave it a while so I could decide for myself. I really enjoyed this movie. I also found it really interesting as the story gave you a good insight into the life of a "slumdog" and the struggles families and children have to go through when growing up in this unfortunate environment.

This is a feel good movie, as you follow the life of a slumdog, from rags to riches (courtesy of "who wants to be a millionaire") - but the riches… Read Full Review

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Slumdog Millionaire

“Slumdog Millionaire is a wonderfully uplifting film...”

Written on: 30/03/2009 by RACHEL KELLY (1 review written)

Slumdog Millionaire is a wonderfully uplifting film with a great plot. It is based on the story of a poor 'slumdog' who manages to get on 'Who wants to be a millionaire'. The structure is really interesting, taking you back into the main character's history. It is very eye-opening, revealing a lot about poverty and social depravity in India's slums. As well as a rags-to-riches story with a twist, it is an endearing love story, with the two main characters battling against the odds to pursue… Read Full Review

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Slumdog Millionaire

“ Slumdog Millionaire is a lovely movie! Loved the...”

Written on: 05/03/2009 by sabriana (7 reviews written)

Slumdog Millionaire is a lovely movie! Loved the story, the film never dragged.
Looked like a fairy story, but all those images in India were wonderful to watch. The story was cleverly presented, great action, music, sort of a Bollywood movie, with a European touch. Great acting, story, directing… Read Full Review

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Slumdog Millionaire

“if you happen to live in a country where every now and...”

Written on: 05/03/2009 by thaniamarie (1 review written)

if you happen to live in a country where every now and then the prices of the gasoline increases everyday, you tend to believe that there is no hope. the movie Slumdog Millionaire strengthen one's faith.

"God is good" those are the last words of the brother before he died, a gangster yet he recognized the goodness of our Lord.

producers of the film must be applauded!
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Slumdog Millionaire

“I went to see Slumdog Millionaire not really knowing a...”

Written on: 24/02/2009 by speakout (86 reviews written)

I went to see Slumdog Millionaire not really knowing a great deal about it having seen it advertised on a lot of London buses as being the 'most uplifing film of the year'. The film was well paced with endearing characters which made you laugh. There were a couple of incidents that make you gasp and not in a nice way but that's what makes it avid viewing. I am glad that it has received all the recent acolades at the Oscars and Golden Globes (as well as other awards) as Danny Boyle should be… Read Full Review

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445749_Thaniamarie's Response to speakout's Review

Written on: 05/03/2009

I agree with this review because...I also find Slumdog Millionare the most uplifting movie of the Year.The plot of the story reminded me of the stories my sociology professor used to told us in our class.The scenes are so realistic that even me a non-believer of hope have a change of heart.

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Slumdog Millionaire

“I thoroughly enjoyed this film. From the advertising...”

Written on: 12/02/2009 by nintendonut (1 review written)

I thoroughly enjoyed this film. From the advertising I thought it was going to be some kind of rom com set in India. In reality this film enthralled me with moments of brilliant comedy followed by deep sadness. It played havoc with my emotions.

I'd thoroughly recommend this film to anyone. Slum dog millionaire is definitely in my top 10 films of all time.

If you get the chance go see slum dog millionaire. You won't be disappointed… Read Full Review

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Slumdog Millionaire

“An engaging film with an endearing main character and...”

Written on: 20/01/2009 by asperges (1 review written)

An engaging film with an endearing main character and strong support. Very realistic (I presume) glimpse into the life of the slums of Bombay and an interesting glance into its transformation into modern Mumbai. Human interest (love story etc) also strong. There are moments of humour and the film is far from depressing and certainly doesn't drag. Lots of action and certainly worth seeing… Read Full Review

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Slumdog Millionaire

“Slumdog Millionaire. Well crafted story line,...”

Written on: 16/01/2009 by NikkiWNikkiW (2 reviews written)

Slumdog Millionaire. Well crafted story line, extremely atmospheric with great directing, cinematography and music, humorous in parts but with a very serious undertone. A "must see" closing titles sequence! I thought this was a wonderful, colourful film with lots of hear and despite some of the horrors a general "feel good" mood to it. I would highly recommend it. There were a couple of points where I think I missed things or wasn't sure how to interpret them so was still left with a couple… Read Full Review

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Slumdog Millionaire

“Slumdog Millionaire tells the story of a young boy ...”

Written on: 12/01/2009 by Kezia (1 review written)

Slumdog Millionaire tells the story of a young boy and his brother who are raised and live in the Slums of India.
Jamal ( Dev Patel) is a contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

Directed by Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan film watchers fly through the childhood haunts and learn of the challenges, heartbreaks and triumphs of Jamal as he and his brother fend for themselves in India.

This was a wonderful eye opening film with scenes which took your breath away and others which made you shy away… Read Full Review

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