True

All Is True (2018)

All Is True first published by Sight & Sound, March 2019 Review: In a scene near the beginning of All Is True, William Shakespeare is shown outside his Stratford home, telling the housemaid that composing plays is just like tending a garden or baking bread. While these are just the sort of homely similes to…

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

Review first published by Film4 Synopsis: John Madden (Shakespeare In Love, The Debt) gives seven English pensioners a new lease of life in Jaipur. Review: “You won’t see better for your grey pound.” So says an English estate agent as he shows off a poky retirement bungalow to Douglas (Bill Nighy) and Jean (Penelope Wilton) near the…