Posts tagged "danny boyle"

“127 Hours” Leads To Faintings, Seizures, And Panic Attacks

You couldn’t pay me to go see director Danny Boyle’s new movie, “127 Hours,” which stars James Franco as a rock climber who gets trapped under a boulder and has to amputate his own arm. Apparently, the movie gets pretty gruesome—a Daily Mail reviewer called it “the most harrowing bone-breaking and amputation scene in the…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 5, 2010

Little Boy From “Slumdog Millionaire” Moves Into A New Home

Eleven-year-old Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail starred in 2008’s Oscar-winner for Best Picture, but he did not live inside a home with an indoor toilet.

Yes, the young actor who played young Salim in “Slumdog Millionaire,” grew up actually in the dirty and chaotic Mumbai slums depicted in the film and saw his home bulldozed

Jessica Wakeman / July 8, 2009

Nine-Year-Old “Slumdog Millionaire” Star Put Up For Sale By Father

Okay, this is too effed-up for words. Rubina Ali, the totally adorable little Latika whose cheeks you wanted to squeeze in “Slumdog Millionaire,” has been put up for sale by her father. Yep, you read right: for sale, not adoption. [New York Daily News]…

Deborah Stein / April 20, 2009