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Marigold Reviews

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January 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 2/6
September 10, 2007
Bollywood fans will dismiss the mishmash as the work of an American director 'slumming' in a genre outside his own culture, and Western audiences unfamiliar with Hindi-language masala movies will find the whole thing puzzling.
August 17, 2007
[Director] Carroll knows his Bollywood stuff and, refreshingly, doesn't apologize for, or waste time explaining, an industry and a style that most Americans still regard as silly. Instead, he honors them.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 17, 2007
Rest assured, contrived love will prevail.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 17, 2007
This fluffy cross-cultural experiment smacks of jumping on the Bollywood bandwagon with little insight into the genre it is trying to emulate or understanding of the country in which it's set.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/6
August 16, 2007
Amusing diversion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 16, 2007
If you enjoy such Bollywood-style numbers, try to tune out the movie when the music drops off and you'll enjoy it more.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
August 16, 2007
Marigold is saved from the predictability of its setup by the enthusiasm of its cast, color-drenched sets and costumes, and full-on musical numbers staged outdoors on a beautiful seaside stage.