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.

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Murder on the Orient Express (***1/2) – It’s never about whodonit

Murder on the Orient Express - 2017 Director Kenneth Branagh Screenplay Michael Green based on the novel by Agatha Christie Starring Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Tom Bateman "Lies – and again lies. It amazes me, the amount of lies we had told to us this morning." (said Bouc) "There are … Continue reading Murder on the Orient Express (***1/2) – It’s never about whodonit

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.