A Priest Comments on “Slumdog Millionaire”

I watched this movie on my interminably long flight to Tokyo a couple of weeks ago and was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. Given all the media hype surrounding its recent release, I had assumed it would be just another glitzy waste of time (or worse). But, as I discovered, that was a misapprehension. “Slumdog Millionare” actually has a powerful, positive message. To add some perspective, here’s a bit of insightful commentary on the movie by Father Robert Barron (courtesy of our friends at Creative Minority Report).

And if you’ve seen the movie, I’d be interested in your reactions to it, positive, negative, or indifferent.

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