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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel quick movie review

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel stars Richard Gere, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Bill Nighy and blah blah blah, fart fart fart.  I hope you like watching these actors perform, because this movie has little else to offer.  Read the rest of this entry

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movie review

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My Score: 80%

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel stars every British actor you’ve ever heard of that’s older, still alive and NOT Michael Caine.  Despite that fact, the screenplay is not especially well constructed, and when I saw the trailer, I began to wonder why these folks would want to make such a movie at this point in their lives.  I wouldn’t exactly say the story is full of holes or all of the dialogue is terrible, but I guess the lesson here is that even “Mary Had A Little Lamb” sounds awesome when played by a master violinist on a Stradivarius, because this movie is trite and cliche from start to finish, and it’s still pretty good.

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