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'Slumdog Millionaire' Gracefully Slides Between Fairy Tale Romance and Gritty Dramanew

It's a credit to the filmmakers that every moment, from the harsh street scenes to a Bollywood-style song-and-dance number, is integral to the story. In the end, that juxtaposition is what helps the film capture a sense of the "real" India, however tenuous the concept.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Louis Peitzman  |  11-12-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Flash of Genius' is Well Done but Depressingnew

Little man fights big business -- you've seen this story before. But that doesn't mean it's not effective when done right. There may be a formula to Flash of Genius, but in this case it works.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Louis Peitzman  |  10-01-2008  |  Reviews

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