The Second Most Exotic Marigold Hotel (***1/2) treads delightfully

The Second story, featuring all of the surviving members of the cast, has the effect of so many episodes of the Love Boat. Everyone is looking for love, no one says what they mean and wacky hijinks rule the day.


Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown (****) and Victoria & Abdul (***): Two pieces of a life continued

These films are not to be missed, if you want to see a master at her best. If forced to choose, I will take Connolly, Sher and Dench over Dench by ostensibly by herself.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: British in repose

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - 2012 Director John Madden Starring Dame Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Dame Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson, Ronald Pickup, Celia Imrie, Dev Patel, Tena Desae Screenplay Ol Parker "Why would you not go out?  There's so much to see.  All life is here, Mrs. Ainsle." The relationship between India and England is … Continue reading The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: British in repose