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“Slumdog Millionaire” wins Pre-Oscar!

“The story of Jamal Malik (Patel), an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” But when the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating; how could a street kid know so much? Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up, of their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika (Pinto), the girl he loved and lost. Each chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show’s questions. Each chapter of Jamal’s increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show’s seemingly impossible quizzes. But one question remains a mystery: what is this young man with no apparent desire for riches really doing on the game show? When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers are about to find out. At the heart of its exuberant storytelling lies the intriguing question of how anyone comes to know the things they know about life and love.”

Source: IMDB

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2012 Trailer

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Follow up to “Da Vinci Code” – Exclusive Trailer

Angels and Demons Trailer

Release date  15th May 09

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Terminator 4 Trailer

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Money Never Sleeps Pal

The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed — for lack of a better word — is good.

Greed is right.

Greed works.

Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit.

Greed, in all of its forms — greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge — has marked the upward surge of mankind.

And greed — you mark my words — will not only save Teldar Paper, but that other malfunctioning corporation called the USA

That has become a mantra of sorts on Wall Street, thanks to Oliver Stone and Stanley Weiser. Twenty-one years ago, the two paired up to make the film Wall Street, starring Michael Douglas and Charlie Sheen.

Now , 20th Century Fox is moving forward with a sequel (called Money Never Sleeps) to 1987’s Wall Street. The modern-day story will again center on Gordon Gekko, who has recently been sprung from prison and re-emerges into a much more tumultuous financial world than the one he once lorded over. The Bud Fox character, played by Charlie Sheen in the original, will not appear in the latest incarnation. 

Seems like it is the perfect time for sequel to movie Wall Street when the economy is in crisis and the markets are in freefall.

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Frank Caliendo Impersonates Bush [Must See]

Frank Caliendo at his best

 

 

 

 

Also watch this one where Bush makes fun of himself (really)

 

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City of God – Must Watch

 

A true story based around Cidade de Deus (City of God) , a housing project which becomes the most dangerous place in Rio De Janerio.The movie tells story of many characters (All through the eyes of a single narrator). This is a must watch movie (though in Portuguese language , with subtitles in English).  The tag line of the the movie is  “Fight and you’ll never survive , Run and you’ll never escape.” 

A definite 9/10

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