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At the age of 82, with Academy Awards, BAFTAâ€™s, a Tony and numerous other achievements under her belt throughout a career that spans over sixty years, one might assume that Dame Maggie Smith would be ready to say goodbye to the world of acting. Luckily for us, Smithâ€™s generosity in sharing her talent with the screen lives on. Her latest gift to film? Her performance as the title character Miss Shepherd in Nicholas Hytnerâ€™s The Lady in the Van.
In today’s film industry of reboots, remakesÂ and sequels relative to anything nostalgic; fan service to the source material is mostly disregarded in an attempt to capitalise on the nostalgia of past generations. However, sometimes once in a full moon fever, there comes a nostalgic reboot that lives up to the original material to a degree.