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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

 “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” is a fantastic movie that carries a message. You are never too old. But before telling you why I would warmly recommend this movie to you, let me tell you something. 455 more words


The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: how life begins again

John Madden’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (For The Elderly & Beautiful) is a rom-sitcom in which the “sit” is a group of middle-class British folk in late middle age come to eke out their pensions at a small hotel in Jaipur. 248 more words

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

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Budget: $125million. Worldwide gross: $974,755,371

In 1999, Warner Bros. bought the film rights to J.K. Rowlings book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 274 more words

Quartet: Hoffman finally steps behind the camera - and picks up the baton

I recently received a request to review a few films. Always flattered and happy to oblige such a request – especially for films of such class – I set to work. 933 more words

Playing with Emotions

Have you seen Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, Quartet? Set in the gorgeous English countryside, it is a wonderful film about the residents of a retirement home for musicians. 256 more words


Quartet (2012)

Quartet (2012). Directed by Dustin Hoffman. Starring Tom Courtenay, Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly and Pauline Collins.

The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a low-key comic tale about the elderly inhabitants of  a residential home for retired musicians and singers. 1,137 more words

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Samantha Bond - An Exclusive Interview

“The past is history. The future is a mystery. This moment is a gift, which is why it’s called the present.” Samantha Bond, The Daily Mail 2012… 504 more words