- June 28, 2020
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Almost destined for a direct-to-video launch, the unlikely success of Danny Boyle’sSlumdog Millionaire mirrors that of its protagonist, Jamal Malik. As an impoverished contestant on the Indian model ofWho Wants to Be a Millionaire, Malik revisits the most formative moments of his life to seek out the answer to each question—all while attempting to win again his childhood love. Rahman’s exhilarating soundtrack, and the jam-packed plot make Slumdog Millionairea 50s-style Hollywood romance for the multicultural, tech-obsessed 21st century. When the eldest son of an higher-center-class family dies in a crusing accident, his father Calvin (Donald Sutherland), mother Beth (Mary Tyler Moore) and troubled youthful brother Conrad (Timothy Hutton, in an Academy Award-winning performance) are despatched into a tailspin.
Promising Young Woman, In the Heights, and new films from Denis Villeneuve, Wes Anderson, and Christopher Nolan are poised to rule the next awards season. The 92nd Academy Awards will be celebrated … Read More