John Madden
Reviews // 8 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles

'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Is a Landlocked Version of 'The Love Boat'
6 Mar 2015 // 9:20 AM

If you liked the first one, you'll love this return trip. All others should perhaps consider booking their entertainment lodging elsewhere.

Late Life Lushness: 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'
23 Sep 2012 // 10:10 PM

A film catered to meet the simple comforts that delivers joy with fantastic ease.


This Is All There Is: The Boredom of Lessened Expectations
14 May 2012 // 1:30 AM

The Avengers and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel opened on the same day... they're less different than you think.

The Jewish Question: 'The Debt' vs. 'Dear Uncle Adolf'
1 Sep 2011 // 7:30 AM

Two very different films. Two very different views of the Holocaust... both before and after.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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