Classic Film Review: Slumdog Millionaire (2009)

And the Oscar Goes to: Slumdog Millionaire, 2009 Directed by: Danny Boyle Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan   Slumdog Millionaire is a feel-good rags-to-riches film, loosely based on Vikas Swarup’s novel, Q&A, about 18-year-old Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) from the slums of Mumbai who enters and wins the IndianContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Slumdog Millionaire (2009)”

Classic Film Review: The Hurt Locker (2009)

And the Oscar Goes to: The Hurt Locker, 2009 Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow Starring: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Ralph Fiennes   Sergeant First Class William James (Jeremy Renner, The House) is assigned the new team leader of a U. S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit in the Iraq war after an explosive killed formerContinue reading “Classic Film Review: The Hurt Locker (2009)”