All posts from “Slumdog Millionaire”

Slumdog's Young Star for Sale?

April 20, 2009 7:20 PM

News of the World claims that the father of Slumdog Millionaire child star Rubina Ali tried to sell his 9-year-old daughter to become a millionaire himself. The British tabloid got the alleged story by having a reporter pose as...

Religion Crashes the Oscar Party

February 22, 2009 7:07 PM

Michael Paulson, who covers religion for The Boston Globe, writes that this year's Oscar nominees "include multiple films with a faith angle -- from the Holocaust to Hinduism, with clergy sexual abuse and all sorts of good vs. evil thrown...

Is Slumdog a Slam Dunk?

February 20, 2009 2:39 PM

It's looking that way. As Entertainment Weekly wrote, "The crowd-pleasing hit has dominated the awards season like no other film in recent memory." Last weekend--just days before Oscar ballots were due on Tuesday--the movie grabbed Best Film honors from...