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‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ trailer brings back the golden oldies

One of this decade’s biggest surprise hits, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, is following in the footsteps of other regular-type blockbusters by releasing a sequel. Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel and much of the original cast return as the residents of the titular Indian hotel. Director John Madden is also back, with […]

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Four voices are better than one – Quartet review

Quartet – Starring Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, and Billy Connolly. Directed by Dustin Hoffman. Rated M. By Jess Lomas. Hot on the heels of the success of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel comes Quartet, another Maggie Smith-led movie about the twilight years. Sure to draw in a more mature crowd, there’s plenty to enjoy for […]

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel sequel in the works

The announcement of a sequel to a hit movie is hardly news these days, except when it involves a cast of senior citizens. John Madden’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is one of the biggest break-out hits of the year, having grossed $130 million worldwide off a budget of less than $10 million. According to Vulture, […]

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