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Gal Gadot in Talks to Join Kenneth Branagh in ‘Orient Express’ Sequel Death on the Nile

Kenneth Branagh‘s master detective Hercule Poirot might be getting a pretty “wonder”-ful co-star in the form of Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), who is currently in neogotiations to book passage on Fox’s adaptation of Agatha Christie whodunit classic Death on the Nile. The film serves as a sequel/follow-up to surprise hit Murder on the Orient Express – which also starred […]

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Everything Wrong with Murder on the Orient Express… or So They Say

I’m a fan of the Cinema Sins group and their “Everything Wrong With…” videos. They often catch things that most moviegoers don’t see and bring up plot holes that are never addressed… and they do so in a rather humorous way. That said, while their latest release on the recent Kenneth Branagh-directed/led Murder on the […]

‘Orient Express’ Duo Kenneth Branagh, Mark Gordon Adapting ‘A Gentleman in Moscow’ for TV

Murder on the Orient Express‘s Kenneth Branagh appears to be going the “stay-cation” route with his newest project, re-teaming with Mark Gordon to star/produce Entertainment One’s television adaptation of Amor Towles’s novel A Gentleman in Moscow. Entertainment One optioned the book’s series rights in 2017 from publisher Viking, a division of Penguin Random House in North America, […]

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Murder on the Orient Express: The Changes Made from the Novel

Having watched Murder on the Orient Express on Thanksgiving day, I decided it would be good to re-read the original Agatha Christie novel since I hadn’t read it since I was a teenager. And by “read” I mean go out to and find a copy to listen to, because I don’t have time to […]


Are The Days Of Linear Narratives Coming To An End?

This is more of an observation and question to start a discussion than an article. The question first popped in my mind when I was getting notes back on a story I’m currently writing. On a story that I had always though of in a linear narrative, I was being asked to front-load some action. […]

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Murder On The Orient Express Is Classic Filmmaking By Kenneth Branagh

When I was younger, my girlfriend and I had a tradition. After we’d eat the Thanksgiving meal with my family (always served at 2 p.m.), we’d head up to the theater and see a movie. Last night, after the plates were cleared, the leftovers put away and the pie served, we decided to head out […]

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Murder On The Orient Express Sequel In Development

Murder on the Orient Express is turning into a modest little hit. The movie was made for $50 million dollars and has already made $150 million at the box office. Director Kenneth Branagh already dropped a hint as to what book he would like to adapt next, Death on the Nile. Now it looks like […]

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Kenneth Branagh Teases Which Agatha Christie Novel He Wants To Adapt Next

When it comes to teases for sequels and Easter eggs, Murder on the Orient Express has an important one. By the time the murder in question is solved, Hercule Poirot walks off as he’s being told that he’s needed in Egypt to investigate a murder. It’s a neat little call-out to another Agatha Christie novel, Death on the […]

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Murder On The Orient Express Review: Solid, But Shows Its Age

Murder on the Orient Express, based on the classic mystery novel by Agatha Christie and put through the lens of director Kenneth Branagh (who also plays the lead role of Hercule Poirot), is a beautiful adaptation — but still carries with it the eccentricities of having been written in 1934. Now, before racing to the bottom of […]

What Changes Kenneth Branagh Made To Murder On The Orient Express

When it comes to adapting classic material there is always a chance that purists are going to get mad. Despite the fact that the Murder on the Orient Express is a classic, director Kenneth Brangh still felt he had some freedom when it comes to expanding or changing characters. While speaking to Cinema Blend Banagh […]

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Murder On The Orient Express Review: Not As Good As It Should Be But Not Bad

Murder on the Orient Express features a fantastic cast but knowledge of the source material keeps thus murder mystery from being tense. Director: Kenneth Branagh Summary: A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one […]

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New Images From Thor: Ragnarok, Justice League, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, And More

USA Today has released their fall and winter preview for movies, and with it comes a bunch of new images from a variety of titles. Thor (Chris Hemsworth, right) tries to keep Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) from hulking out in a strange alien world in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ (Nov. 3). Personal assistant Hector MacQueen (Josh Gad, […]

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New Trailer For Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Murder On The Orient Express’

One of the big movies rolling into theaters this fall/winter, just in time for the awards season, is Kenneth Branagh‘s adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express. This trailer leans much more heavily into the various character motivations, and we get to see the victim, played by Johnny Depp, introduce himself before his untimely death. […]

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New Photos Released From Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Thor: Ragnarok, And More

As this extremely weak August limps to a close, let’s all look forward to a much more promising fall and winter. Yahoo Movies appears to want the same thing, because they’ve released a bunch of new images for some of the biggest movies to come out this year, including Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Blade […]

First Trailer For ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ Arrives

In a world of modern detectives, why NOT return to the classics with Hercule Poirot, the hero behind the classic Agatha Christie novel ‘Murder On The Orient Express’?  20th Century Fox is revisiting the beloved whodunnit tale in a film releasing later this year, and the first trailer released this morning. Trailer: The film follows […]

Meet The Suspects Of The Upcoming ‘Murder On The Orient Express’

On top of a cover and first images Entertainment Weekly also provided portraits and descriptions of all the characters in the upcoming movie. Summary: A lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into the thrilling mystery of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone’s a suspect. One man must race against time to solve […]

First Images Of ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ Featuring The Star Studded Cast

ient Express directed by Kenneth Branagh. The cast includes Penélope Cruz, Daisy Ridley, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Josh Gad, Willem Dafoe, and so many more. Entertainment Weekly has a cover and first images. Summary: A lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into the thrilling mystery of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone’s […]