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Slumdog Millionaire (2008): Articles


Grammys: 'Twilight,' 'Slumdog Millionaire'

Dev Patel in Slumdog Millionaire (Fox Searchlight) Jan. 31, '10, update: The early-bird 2010 Grammy Awards ceremony is currently taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The televised portion of the ceremony will begin at 8pm this evening. Organizers have to do it in two installments: the Grammys hand out 21,389 awards. Those couldn't all be part of the televised show, or it'd run well into the next century. The movie winners are: best compilation soundtrack album “Slumdog Millionaire,” produced by Oscar winner A.R. Rahman; composer Michael Giacchino for “Up,” chosen the best score soundtrack album; and composersA.R. Rahman, Gulzar, and Tanvi Shah for the Oscar-winning song “Jai Ho” (from Slumdog Millionaire), voted the best song created for […]


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Grammys: 'Twilight,' 'Slumdog Millionaire'



European Film Awards: Michael Haneke Rare Triple Win & Tahar Rahim + Honorees Julianne Moore & Jason Reitman

Michael Haneke at the European Film Awards. The Munich-born screenwriter-director (March 24, 1942) was the big winner at this year's ceremony, as his psychological/political drama The White Ribbon topped the Best European Film, Best European Director, and Best European Screenwriter categories. Only Matteo Garrone's 2008 mafia drama Gomorrah has also achieved that feat. Four years ago, another Michael Haneke psychological/political drama, Hidden / Caché, won Best Film and Best Director – but it lost in the screenwriting category to the Palestinian political drama Paradise Now. Another Michael Haneke drama tops European Film Awards: The seeds of Nazism in 'The White Ribbon' Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon / Das Weiße Band was the big winner at the 2009 European Film Awards, […]


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European Film Awards: Michael Haneke Rare Triple Win & Tahar Rahim + Honorees Julianne Moore & Jason Reitman



Madea Tops Mall Cop & Jonas Brothers + Serial Killer Jason & Clint Eastwood

'Madea Goes to Jail.' March 2, '09, update: Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail topped the North American box office for the second consecutive weekend with $16.5 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. The latest installment in the popular Madea series regained momentum Saturday and Sunday after briefly losing its No. 1 spot to new entry Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience. The film's domestic total currently stands at $64.8 million. At No. 2, the Bruce Hendricks-directed concert film Jonas Brothers collected $12 million. The 3D musical event follows the popular band on its Burning Up tour and offers fans a glimpse at how the boys spend their time offstage. Meanwhile, Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning drama Slumdog Millionaire […]


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Madea Tops Mall Cop & Jonas Brothers + Serial Killer Jason & Clint Eastwood