Slumdog Millionaire Reviews

February 20, 2013
Boyle takes his wildly high-energy visual aesthetic and applies it to a story that, at its core, is rather sweet and traditionally crowdpleasing.
February 20, 2013
It's Oliver Twist by way of City of God.
March 26, 2009
February 7, 2009
The best movie of 2008.
January 9, 2009
Slumdog Millionaire, a film so upbeat and colourful that, by the time you're relaying its infectious air of optimism to friends, you could forget that it features orphans, slaughter, organised crime, poverty, enslavement and police brutality.
December 12, 2008
Slumdog Millionaire is not the cure for all the world's ills, but it comes close. It solves, for instance, such endemic global problems as: a) sadness, b) lovelessness, c) cynicism, and d) the waning cultural relevance of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
December 12, 2008
From an early footchase in which the careening camera gives us a tour of the maze-like slums, to the ridiculously uplifting Bollywood dance number that plays over the end credits, Slumdog Millionaire makes for kinetic, exhilarating entertainment.
December 11, 2008
[A] taut, tense and witty tale of human tragedy and triumphant humanity set against the sweep of modern India.
November 21, 2008
An intoxicating mix of genres: comedy, drama, suspense, even Bollywood-style musical.
November 21, 2008
Watching Slumdog Millionaire, it's easy to believe director Danny Boyle has been working toward this brilliantly woven masterwork with each entertaining and diverse tale he's delivered.