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Several terrific British acting veterans - including Judi Dench, who was guided to her "Shakespeare in Love" Oscar by this film's director, John Madden - star in this engaging tale of several retirees who invest their money in a site in India, where...
Tags: Tom Wilkinson, Bill Nighy, DVDs, Maggie Smith, Movies
John Madden directed the fun-loving Oscar winner "Shakespeare in Love" and the gritty spy thriller "The Debt." He employs his skills somewhere between these two extremes in"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." The story follows several aging Brits needing...
24 Frames“The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”: British actress Judi Dench rarely makes a wrong move with any role she's given, and the same is true here, writes Los Angeles Times film critic Betsy Sharkey....
Fox 5 San Diego staffIt’s like The Golden Girls if done by Merchant-Ivory. Okay, it’s not that bad. Sure, a lot of the script feels like it’s a TV sitcom, and hey…it was written by a TV writer. The steller British cast includes Tom Wilkinson (who...
Tags: Tom Wilkinson, Bill Nighy, Drew Barrymore, India, Maggie Smith
** (out of four) Shame on 2-star movies for the indifference they cause. For the mild successes that quickly fade and for the flaws that could have been avoided with a simple change of procedure. For the fact that bad movies stir up some impassioned...
24 Frames"The Debt," starring Jessica Chastain and Sam Worthington, was voted the most under-appreciated movie of 2011...
Channel Guide MagazineIn the dramatic thriller The Debt, Oscar winner Helen Mirren plays Rachel Singer, a former Mossad agent who discovers that a notorious Nazi war criminal she had helped hunt down and kill 30 years earlier may still be alive. Needing to know the truth,...
Zap2ItThree characters are split among six actors - Helen Mirren, Tom Wilkinson and Ciaran Hinds in the present day, and Jessica Chastain, Marton Csokas and Sam Worthington in flashbacks - in director John Madden's ("Shakespeare in Love") cleverly constructed...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelHappy to see that “The Debt,” the last decent wide release of the summer, is having a good weekend for a thriller that skews a bit older and smarter than the norm. John Madden's remake of the Israeli hit about aged Mossad agents (Helen Mirren,...
Even though World War II ended in 1945, it has never ended at the movies. Based on a 2007 Israeli film, "The Debt" is a new English-language film about the decades-long hunt for a Nazi doctor who conducted horrible procedures at a concentration camp. The...
Director John Madden and Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren first teamed up in "Prime Suspect," the acclaimed detective series on British television. They transfer much of the gritty tension created in that effort to "The Debt," their new political...
Fox 5 San Diego StaffI never pay attention to all the hype people bring up about summer blockbusters, or movies being released for Oscar consideration, and so…I have no clue what time of the year great films are supposed to be released. I do recall hearing that the...
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