Tag Archives: Slumdog Millionaire

Danny Boyle: Brits ‘Brilliant With Music’ But ‘Rubbish at Film’

Film director Danny Boyle has some definite ideas about where Britain stands in the modern cultural universe.

WATCH: Freida Pinto Wants On-screen Reunion with Off-screen Beau, Dev Patel

Freida Pinto — who shot to fame three years ago for her small role in the Oscar winning Slumdog Millionaire — would like to make another film with Dev Patel, her co-star from the movie and real-life romantic partner.

Why Skins’ Dev Patel Kept Slumdog Romance Private

OK, how big of a hero must former Skins star Dev Patel be to gangly, awkward dudes around the globe? He successfully woos one of the most beautiful women on the planet while starring in Oscar’s Best Picture.

After Slumdog Year, Britain Largely Snubbed at Oscars

At the 2009 Oscars, the UK was flying high, with homegrown epic Slumdog Millionaire sweeping the top categories, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Dev Patel and Freida Pinto: Are They Lovers or Just Playing With Our Heads?

Remember when Dev Patel (Anwar from Skins) denied he was dating his Slumdog Millionaire co-star Freida Pinto? Well, either he wasn’t being quite honest with us, or love has blossomed in the interim.

Skins’ Nicholas Hoult: “I’m Not Jealous of Dev Patel’s Slumdog Success”

I’m sure most people would have guessed Nicholas Hoult would become the most successful Skins alum. He already had a huge film role as a child opposite Hugh Grant in About a Boy, and he had grown into quite the dishy, ...

From Skins to Slums: Dev Patel Rules the Oscars. Plus: Winslet Slams Britain

A year ago, he was known to a small group of fans as horny Muslim teenager Anwar on Skins. Fast-forward to 2009, and Dev Patel is the face of the biggest film on the planet.

Slumdog Millionaire’s Dev Patel “Cringes” When Watching Skins Performance

Dev Patel, who is now one of the most sought-after young stars in Hollywood, dismisses his performance as horndog Anwar in Skins: “I didn’t really know what I was doing in that. I had to learn to pitch my performance to the ...

The BAFTAs Actually Put Actors in Their Proper Categories!

The BAFTA Film Award nominations were announced today, and for the most part, the nominees were predictable. Slumdog Millionaire and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button both received a field-leading 11 nominations, and lo and behold, ...

Is Slumdog Millionaire a Lock for Best Picture?

The crowd-pleasing Slumdog Millionaire is really solidifying itself as the Oscar favorite for Best Picture. The British-produced, Mumbai-set film won a boatload of Critics’ Choice Awards last night, its a strong favorite for ...