Slumdog 00 Toilet
When I think of Danny Boyle movies I automatically skip back to his early British films: Shallow Grave, Trainspotting and 28 Days Later, before expanding to include the likes of Sunshine, The Beach and 127 Hours, and eventually I’ll think to myself “Oh yeah, he made Slumdog Millionaire too, didn’t he?” At first glance the 2008 Mumbai-set drama about a kid from the slums making it big on a television gameshow doesn’t seem to fit into Boyle’s back catalogue, but the more I watch it the more I see just how worthy it is of not only a place amongst those other great films, but all of the awards and accolades it received upon release. Here’s some reasons why I love it (Warning, lots of spoilers, pretty much immediately):