Loveleen Tandan
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//Features

India Shining?: America's Indian Moment
12 Apr 2009 // 5:00 PM

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.

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008
15 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.

//Columns

Slumdog Millionaire: All Eyes East
15 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

Slumdog Millionaire's Golden Globe win for Best Motion Picture/Drama is like a flare warning Hollywood about its future in cinema.

//Reviews

Slumdog Millionaire
11 Nov 2008 // 8:00 PM

In Slumdog Millionaire's riotous, luscious fantasy, Jamal responds to an astonishing series of game show questions -- each speaking directly and surreally to his own life experiences.

//Blogs

Blaxploitation & 'Slumdogs Can't Have Dignity' - A Critical Response to Indian Media Coverage
24 Feb 2009 // 8:50 PM

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?

Dickens - Bollywood Style: Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
21 Jan 2009 // 2:55 PM

“Serendipity” originated in India. The word derives from the old Persian name for Sri Lanka, and tells the story of three princes who went on

//News

‘Slumdog' popularity shines spotlight on Indian designers, fashions
12 Mar 2009 // 11:15 PM

If there was ever a time we needed a Mumbai makeover -- or at least a nudge toward the cheery colors, metallic threads and dazzling

'Slumdog Millionaire' leads the best picture pack
19 Feb 2009 // 12:00 AM

Hate it or love it, the underdog is on top. Not long ago, the movie to beat at this year's Oscars seemed to be "The

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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