Lion

2016 See-Saw Films/Screen Australia/Aquarius Films/Screen Australia/Sunstar Entertainment/Narrative Capital/The Weinstein Company Directed by Garth Davis Produced by Iain Canning/Angie Fielder/Emile Sherman Screenplay by Luke Davies Based on “A Long Way Home” by Saroo Brierley and Larry Buttrose There are a number of movies that I’m glad I saw mainly because of the sheer emotional wallop they […]

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

2015 Blueprint Pictures/Participant Media/Fox Searchlight Pictures Directed by John Madden Produced by Graham Broadbent/Peter Czernin Written by Ol Parker Based on characters from the novel “These Foolish Things” by Deborah Moggach If you go to see THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL I strongly suspect it will be solely because like me, you went to […]

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

2012 Fox Searchlight Pictures Directed by John Madden Produced by Graham Broadbent Written by Ol Parker Based on “These Foolish Things” by Deborah Moggach Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel) is way in over his head but he’s got enthusiasm, confidence and pluck enough to fill Yankee Stadium.  He’s inherited a dilapidated business from his deceased father, […]

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