5pm everyday

Jon Stewart told Dev Patel that Slumdog Millionaire was the most depressing feel good movie he’s seen. I kinda get what he meant.

It’s not slow like Benjamin Button, and not as long too. The pace was faster and the colours very vivid, the tone not as muted. I imagine Mumbai to be vibrant like Delhi, maybe different as it is India’s financial capital.

The part about the two brothers in adulthood could’ve been developed further, Salim’s such a complex character as opposed to Jamal’s straightforward one.

I’m now thinking of looking for the book the movie was based on. Wonder if the author had a described the show’s host to be like Anil Kapoor’s character. Very subtle yet packs quite a punch.

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5 thoughts on “5pm everyday

  1. coy says:

    I also wanna read the book. I saw the interview with the author (tak ingat on CNN or BBC?). What I remember most is his official residence in SA macam best jek. πŸ™‚

  2. ayu says:

    i can’t wait to watch it. am waiting till someone puts it up for streaming on the net :o) oh ya..check out latest website. new pastime :o)

  3. norzu says:

    food is certainly a big deal with you and kyle πŸ˜‰

  4. ayu says:

    watched it tonight. maaaaaan. i thought salim was a strong character. i felt like he basically made all the difficult choices so jamal could afford to have principles.

    i had to fill kyle in on who amitabh bachchan is, though. heh. def worth the poop jump.

  5. norzu says:

    the jump! and the pose after getting the autograph is the cutest scene. i agree on salim, he’s very interesting. more grey than black and white.

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