Danny Boyle’s career has already been one of great highs [Trainspotting, 28 Days Later], solid movies [Millions, Shallow Grave], and ambitious movies with potential for greatness that fell short of the mark [Sunshine, A Life Less Ordinary]. Then there’s The Beach, which I enjoy quite a bit despite it being a missed opportunity.
Slumdog Millionaire is his latest, and a veer off in an entirely new direction for the somehow still underappreciated filmmaker. Seriously, this guy buries Guy Ritchie in the dirt and doesn’t get a fraction of the buzz.
The story centers around a young Indian man who goes on a game show to find his lost love, and ends up embroiled in controversy and just about everyone who has seen it has said it’s damn near a classic bit of filmmaking.
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