Difference between revisions of "Slumdog Squarepants"

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A prime example of the [[sides of buses]] advertising rule not working, although Mark did take issue with the description in those ads of the film being "feel-good hit of the year," on the grounds that that is a somewhat ambitious epithet for a movie involving a child being deliberately blinded in order that they make more money while begging.
 
A prime example of the [[sides of buses]] advertising rule not working, although Mark did take issue with the description in those ads of the film being "feel-good hit of the year," on the grounds that that is a somewhat ambitious epithet for a movie involving a child being deliberately blinded in order that they make more money while begging.
  
[[It's a fable!]]
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When a [[Wittertainee]] named Mark wrote in complaining that the film had an "unbelievable plot", it prompted a [[Kermodian rant]] in support of the film, explaining - as with [[Crash (the Sandra Bullock one)]] - that [[it's a fable!]]

Revision as of 09:53, 20 September 2017

Also known as Slumdog Milliner, on account of the way the word "millionaire" is pronounced during the quiz show sequences. It is most definitely, however, not about hats.

A prime example of the sides of buses advertising rule not working, although Mark did take issue with the description in those ads of the film being "feel-good hit of the year," on the grounds that that is a somewhat ambitious epithet for a movie involving a child being deliberately blinded in order that they make more money while begging.

When a Wittertainee named Mark wrote in complaining that the film had an "unbelievable plot", it prompted a Kermodian rant in support of the film, explaining - as with Crash (the Sandra Bullock one) - that it's a fable!