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Blogging Toronto: Slumdog Millionaire & JCVD. Not Quite a Double Bill, But Close.

Photo of Eric Kohn By Eric Kohn | Eric Kohn September 7, 2008 at 2:02AM

Blogging Toronto: Slumdog Millionaire & JCVD. Not Quite a Double Bill, But Close.
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Here in Toronto, I was quite surprised by Slumdog Millionaire and JCVD, two movies that don't sound like solid pieces of cinema in their capsule descriptions (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Van Damme? Whaa...?)

But, yes, these are accomplished works that deal with cultural embargo in their own unique ways. At Jaman, I've offered my extended take on both.