Awards boost ‘Slumdog’ overseas

By  January 24, 2009

Weekly Film: Big businees in first week for critical darling — U.K. ticket sales for “Slumdog” over the Jan. 16-18 frame jumped a record-breaking 47% in the film’s second weekend. Boosted by its four Golden Globe wins, 11 BAFTA noms and word-of-mouth, the Oscar hopeful bit off $3.7 million at 330 screens.