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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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Overall 6
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Movie overall 4
4.0
Audio 8
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Extras 2
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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Blu-ray Review)

whysoblu.com
15 November 2012
  • Excerpt: So it seems like this past summer had a lot of people heading to the art house theaters to see either Moonrise Kingdom or The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel , if not both, which mostly resulted in major praise for either one.  I had never got around to seeing the latter and it was because I thought it would inevitably come off with me being down on the film for playing as how it looked: a group of elderly English people visiting a foreign land and having ‘hilarious’...
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Overall 9
8.7
Actors overall 9
9.0
Audio 9
9.0
Extras 5
5.0

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Blu-ray)

DVD Verdict
29 October 2012
  • Excerpt: For a variety of reasons, a handful of elderly British citizens find themselves moving to India. Graham Dashwood (Tom Wilkinson, Michael Clayton ) is a lawyer who grew up in India and is eager to return for mysterious reasons. Douglas (Bill Nighy, Love Actually ) and Jean Ainslie (Penelope Wilton, Shaun of the Dead ) are a married couple who are forced to make the move for financial reasons.
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Overall 7
7.0

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

High-Def Digest
2 October 2012
  • Conclusion: There is something satisfying and refreshing about little films that don't focus so much on a complex plot, but tell an emotional and genuinely heartfelt story about likeable characters that are easy to connect with. That's exactly the type of film that 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' is. You will not only walk away entertained with a warm smile on your face, but you'll actually have an upbeat and positive perspective on life.
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Overall 8
8.0

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Blu-ray Review

blu-ray.com
23 September 2012
  • Summary: With multiplexes dominated by 3D comic book spectacles, teen-centric horror movies, and expendable shoot-em-up action flicks, I imagine it can be tough for those over 60, say, to find films that speak to them. Yes, there's the occasional Meryl Streep comedy or prestige drama, but so few films are geared specifically towards those in their golden years, and it's even rarer still to find one that's actually good .
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Overall 7
6.5
Movie overall 7
7.0
Audio 7
7.0
Extras 4
4.0

THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL - Blu-ray review

moviemet.com
6 July 2012
  • Summary: If you like films about travel, if you like watching film legends work together, you might want to check into “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.” Consummate professionals and some sharp writing and interesting cinematography make it worth the trip.
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Overall 7
7.0

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Cinema Blend
4 May 2012
  • Excerpt: After his 2009 film Killshot made just $18,000 domestically, and his taut thriller The Debt suffered a long delay before its quiet Labor Day release last year, Shakespeare in Love director John Madden seemed to be a long way from his early 90s success. But he's back in the spotlight now with The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel , having already totaled $66 million in international release and headed to American theaters this week, with promises of tony old British actors,...
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Overall 5
5.0

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie Review

BigPictureBigSound
3 May 2012
  • Summary: A harmless, agreeable story of snarky seniors finding their way late in life will not blow anyone's mind, but will likely evoke a happier mood. Like staying at a resort.
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Overall 6
6.4

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

AV Club
3 May 2012
  • Excerpt: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel , a comedy in which a group of aging Britons decide—or are compelled by financial and health problems—to spend their golden years in India, opens by cleverly showing the many ways India has already become a part of everyday life in the U.K. One character gets computer help from a company that’s outsourced technical assistance abroad. Others eat curry for dinner with the same regularity their parents would have eaten beef stew.
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Overall 8
8.0

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Flicks
30 June 2012
  • Summary: Bound to become one of the most talked-about films of the year, this whimsical ensemble comedy pushes all the right emotional buttons at the right moments. Even when you’re aware of it happening, the criminally good cast transcends the film’s flaws. From Judi Dench’s widowed Evelyn to Bill Nighy’s long-suffering Douglas and Penelope Wilton’s permanently dissatisfied Jean, each masterful actor sensitively portrays their character’s pain, desire and vulnerability, allowing...
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Overall 6
6.0

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

totalfilm.com
19 June 2012
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