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Sunday, April 12 2009

India Shining?: America’s Indian Moment

Perhaps Slumdog Millionaire is an elaborate, cinematic version of Bobby Jindal. Perhaps Western audiences have so deeply appreciated Boyle's film because it subtly reiterates a symbolic order that is as familiar as colonial conquest.


Wednesday, February 25 2009

Blaxploitation & ‘Slumdogs Can’t Have Dignity’ - A Critical Response to Indian Media Coverage

Unlike comic book superheroes, Slumdog hit a bit closer under our bellies with our eyes wide shut. Yet, now that “we” have had our eyes opened, will “we” place Third World poverty into another, more entertaining box?


Thursday, February 19 2009

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ leads the best picture pack


Wednesday, February 18 2009

Truth, fiction face off — and ‘Slumdog’ will likely take the lead


Tuesday, February 3 2009

Skins: Vol. 1

Frank sexuality, open drug use, and incessant swearing mark this as different from a typical teen drama.


Monday, February 2 2009

Can ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ bank on a best song Oscar?


Dickens - Bollywood Style: Slumdog Millionaire (2008) (Short Ends and Leader) [21.Jan.09]
‘Slumdog’ Sizzles as One of Year’s Very Best (Short Ends and Leader) [18.Dec.08]
Boyle-ing Over (Short Ends and Leader) [19.Nov.08]
Slumdog Millionaire (Reviews) [12.Nov.08]
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