'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' -- 3 stars

<b>PG-13; 2:04 running time</b><br><br>A comedy-drama saved by the casting bell,"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" arranges for a tiptop collection of British character women and men to bring out the best in a pleasantly predictable story. Wait. Shouldn't that be "unhappily predictable"? Not always, folks: Some projects are better off going easy on the surprises, and concentrating on a reassuring level of actorly craft. -- Michael Phillips<br><br>Read the full <a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-0502-best-exotic-marigold-hotel-20120503,0,5707064.column>"Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" movie review</a>

( May 3, 2012 )

PG-13; 2:04 running time

A comedy-drama saved by the casting bell,"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" arranges for a tiptop collection of British character women and men to bring out the best in a pleasantly predictable story. Wait. Shouldn't that be "unhappily predictable"? Not always, folks: Some projects are better off going easy on the surprises, and concentrating on a reassuring level of actorly craft. -- Michael Phillips

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