February 23, 2009
Slumdog the new Crash?
Okay, so I liked Slumdog Millionaire, but it really was not the best film of 2008. I think that this best picture win will go down in the pantheon on the level of 2005’s Crash, 2002’s Chicago, or 2001’s A Beautiful Mind: that is, nice films that became buzz films that, a few years later, people forgot about. These are not films that will be essential viewing in film school in decades to come.