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Lion (Davis, 2016)

December 23, 2016 – 4:45 pm
Lion Dev Patel

Lion is a movie that grapples with physical geography but not human geography. We get no real sense of what being Indian might mean to Saroo or whether his home has any pull independent of his childhood memories.

The Man Who Knew Infinity (Brown, 2015)

May 10, 2016 – 1:59 pm

A formula film about mathematical geniuses is buoyed by strong performances from Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Madden, 2015)

March 4, 2015 – 2:16 pm
Judi Dench as "Evelyn Greenslade" and Bill Nighy as "Douglas Ainslie" in THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL 2. Photo by: Laurie Sparham. Copyright © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox

It’s clear that when beloved matriarch figure Muriel Donnelly (Maggie Smith) describes hotel entrepreneur Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel), The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (★★★) is attempting to write its own review. Sonny, she observes in a moment of droll understatement, gets a lot of things wrong…but never when it matters most. When he gets things right, it is a sight to behold.