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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Yesterday afternoon whilst trawling around the local shopping centre (yes, I totally trawl around the shops), I discovered the new Video Ezy Express vending machines. Well, it is and isn't a vending machine. For those of you who haven't seen them, they are similar to an ATM although, money doesn't pop out – a DVD does. So with their $2 opening special for the DVD vending machine I decided to give the machine ago. 
Swipe card, select movie, enter email address and mobile phone number, hit 'buy' and out pops a DVD. Done. Easiest trip to hire out a video. 
I rented The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, with apprehension that it was probably going to be a movie that my Nanna would love. It starred the likes of Judi Dench (James Bond), Maggie Smith (Harry Potter) and Bill Nighy (The Boat that Rocked), and I got to say, I actually really loved it. Maggie Smith's character was my favourite. I adore her as an actor and love her as Professor McGonogall. In this movie she plays an incredibly racists older English woman who has to have hip surgery. She is brilliant. 

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