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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach

I saw the movie based on Deborah Moggach’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel years ago and loved it. The actors were first-rate, the story was gorgeous, the scenery exotic and I left the cinema feeling happy with the world. 494 more words


'Tulip Fever' Is Flawed but Gorgeous

In the imaginative, enthralling and original Tulip Fever, 17th century Amsterdam comes to life with lavish sets, rapturous costumes, wonderful actors and the lush beauty of a Vermeer painting.  841 more words

Movie Reviews

Unfinished Business: A sort of review of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach

The movie adaptation of this book became a massive success due to the “grey pound”, a cast of familiar faces and exotic locations won over viewers. 203 more words


Movies to inspire wanderlust

Do you ever watch a movie and find yourself paying more attention to the location than the drama unfolding on the screen, or get so inspired by the scenery you want to pack your bags and jet off immediately? 870 more words

These Foolish Things by Deborah Moggach


Enticed by advertisements for a luxury retirement home in India, a group of strangers leave England to begin a new life.

On arrival, however, they discover the palace is a shell of its former self, the staff are more than a little eccentric and the days of the Raj appear to be long gone. 332 more words


An Issue in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - Shiloh


In The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, racism is portrayed to be a major theme, especially from Muriel Donnelly, played by Maggie Smith. In the beginning of the movie, the audience is shown that Muriel is in need of a transplant, hence why she first appears in a hospital. 514 more words

Year 13

Book Review: The Dog Who Danced/The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Believe it or not, I have found some time to read in the past few weeks.  I wanted to put my two cents in on my two most recent reads.  431 more words