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Slumbdog millionair

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Steve Pennett English 101 Slumdog Millionaire Slumdog millionaire, the movie is the talk of the town now a days, for many good reasons. The movie has won all a bunch of awards and has been nominated for many different things.To top it all off, this movie has won almost every award in the Golden globe awards. Such as best film, best director, best screenplay and last but not the least, the best original score.It does not end here, it has been nominated for the Oscars in about ten different categories. And many say it has the potential to do well at the Oscars as well. ...read more.


The film is about how a normal boy who lives in the slums of india, becomes a millionaire by winning in a reality show, in which the winner is awarded two million Indian rupees. In American dollars, that is an absurd amount of money. So the screenplay goes like this, a boy who lives in the slums of some Indian village, goes through many tough situation as he grows up, by which he earns some knowledge on different things and places he has encountered, which ultimately helps him to win the reality show called 'who wants to be a millionaire. ...read more.


Basically, this movie is very intense and interesting to watch. I would say it is one of the best films ever made. In my opinion, this movie has projected India as a third world country full of poverty, which is not the case in all parts of India .Yes, there is poverty in India, but the level of poverty is much less compared to what has been projected. This is the only downfall that I could recognize in the film. Overall, I strongly suggest this film as a must watch, for its very good screenplay, great music and very good direction. And, If you are used to watching regular movies with the same plot over and over, you must see this movie due to its extremely unique structure the director has made it become. ...read more.

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