So, Slumdog Millionaire swept the Oscars yesterday. Well done, Boyle and Co. In a tip of the hat, I not only compliment him on his deft film making skills, but also his acumen in influencing a very unique code that caused it to reign favourite at the Academy Awards last night. Let’s take a step back and see what might have been one big reason for the Slumdog sweep. As you might know, just recently, Pantone selected Mimosa as the colour of the year. The reasons couldn’t have b
continued from here For a start, fifteen weeks after it’s release, the movie is still holding strong at #5 on the box office lists. It was still topping the UK charts start of February. With a rags to riches storyline, Slumdog Millionaire worked brilliantly to to invoke a strong sense of contrast with current reality. Lets take a quick look at the climate Slumdog Millionaire was released in 2008. The stock market crashed in September.
Sept. 15: The first ripples are felt as