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review by . September 26, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
**1/2 out of ****    John Madden's "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" is like a whimsy fairy tale almost entirely starring old British people; some cranky, some kindly, others just trying to get by at an older age. It is a film that treats the topics of aging and opportunism lightly but not with so much as a hint of arrogance; the film feels true to its themes and always comes off as honest. It's a crowd-pleasing film that I can imagine will win over a lot of people, and for the …
review by . June 04, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
It's not getting old that bothers me, it's getting poor.
In a timely topic, a group of British retirees are persuaded by a hyped-magazine article, to travel to India for a more enjoyable retirement.      The add describes the hotel where all the residents are in their golden years, people will be able to see the lovely sights of India and do so, economically.      The cast is excellent.   Directed by John Madden, with Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and two characters I recently enjoyed in the TV series, Downton …
review by . May 05, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
Star Rating:         I left John Madden’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel prepared to describe it as a fairy tale, only to realize how condescending that would be. Here is a film in which contrivances are not a narrative obligation but a means to an end, a method of sending a message that’s not only valid but life-affirming as well. Liking this film really has nothing to do with overlooking its obviously manufactured plot and reliably developed characters. …
review by . May 29, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
I loved it
The story focuses on a varied group British senior citizens who all find themselves feeling useless and wondering, “Is there more to life?” They each decide they need a complete change of pace and move to India to live in a fabulous retirement hotel, which, of course, turns out to be not at all fabulous. They adjust in varying degrees to Indian culture; some find what they were looking for, others not so much.      The outstanding ensemble cast is headed …
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