However, a few people have shared their objections to apparent violence and brutality towards woman. I’m still not familiar with the details but I will at least be prepared for some graphic violence. Some of my friends from India have also shared a small resentment towards the glorified depiction of the poverty and squalor that does exist in their beloved homeland. They made some good points that too many people will believe that all of India is that way which is no where near the truth. Here’s more about protests.
I will watch it and share my thoughts afterwards. In the mean time I keep submersing myself in the haunting music and images from the movie. Here is a taste of what I’m enjoying.
Here’s the wonderful Oscar winning Best Song Jai Ho
Here’s Jai Ho and O Sayo as performed live at the Oscars
Here’s A.R. Rahman’s song but profound acceptance speech for Jai Ho.
Love how he said “all my life I had the choice of Hate and Love. I always chose Love and I’m here.” So true. So true.
Here’s Slumdog Millionaire winning the Best Picture Oscar
You know a movie is successful when it makes its way onto popular TV shows like Oprah and as in this clip Ellen where the two leads appeared and showed the host, crew and audience how to do the slumdog dance.