The director believes in spontaneous combustion.
Now that the underdog is the odds-on favorite, we've drafted a list of anti-'Slumdog' talking points that might be helpful to publicists running rival Oscar campaigns.
Danny Boyle's film takes an early lead in this year's Oscar race, thanks to a Best Picture nod from the National Board of Review.
Plus: Mickey Rourke's pretty sure the ladies will like his new movie.
I said, 'Cut the crap, this 'my idol' crap.'
Vulture talks to Patel about teen TV, Bombay, and how he wound up in 'Slumdog.'
Was the MPAA scared by the sight of so many brown people?
Plus: '28 Months Later'?
Plus: They've found the perfect director for 'Voltron'! It's some dude who directed 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy'!