Moon Film Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

An image from The  Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (L-R) Dame Maggie Smith, Mr Ronald Pickup, Mr Bill Nighy, Ms Penelope Wilton, Ms Cecile Imrie, Dame Judi Dench and the sadly departed Mr  Tom Wilkinson. 
As Your Cultural Correspondent (Film and Theatre) made their way to the cinema, they wondered to themselves, 'Will 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' prove to be aptly named?'

Things didn't get off to a good start.  And that was just the adverts.  First, is this really an appropriate time for the 'virtues' of Turkish Airlines to be broadcast anywhere in London, let alone Tower Hamlets? Second, whichever PR 'creative' dreamt up the new KFC advert needs to take an appropriateness test ASAP.

Perhaps this inauspicious start helped contribute to Your Cultural Correspondent's (Film and Theatre) view that the film is indeed the second best.

Why?

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