Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Whether feeling neglected by their families or British society or burdened by expenses or old age in general, a group of pensioners seek their retirement at the Marigold Hotel, which is billed by its advertisers as the crown gem of India. When they arrive, they find a decaying, run-down boarding house, but begin to take a new stock in their Golden Years of life. "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" is a pat, hokey, occasionally funny geriatric hyperlink fantasy that does exactly what you expect it to do, but is hard to dislike due to the star talent on hand (Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson) and positive nature of the material.