A perfect mystery jumps the rails in the star-studded Murder On The Orient Express

Shot on 65mm, the new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic Murder On The Orient Express is diverting and glitzy; one should expect no less from a locked-room mystery set on board a luxury train in the mid-1930s. But suspense remains a foreign concept for actor-director Kenneth Branagh. His erratic direction—more…

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The plot and Johnny Depp's accent thicken in new Murder On The Orient Express trailer

Agatha Christie’s Murder On The Orient Express is one of the most famous murder mysteries, so promotion for the latest film adaptation of the novel began with reintroducing the strangers on a train. As we see in this second preview, Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh, who is rocking that scalloped ’stache) is tasked with…

Disney’s Artemis Fowl adaptation moving forward with Kenneth Branagh

As reported by The Tracking Board, Disney has enlisted the help of Kenneth Branagh (who recently directed Cinderella) to try and get its long-in-the-works adaptation of Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl books moving again. Branagh is now attached to direct, and he’s also going to “develop the property” alongside an Irish…

Take the money and run with it: 11 directors changed by Hollywood success

There are directors with styles so distinctive, they have their own adjectives. David Lynch can’t help but make movies that are Lynchian, and Steven Spielberg’s work will always contain a hint of the Spielbergian. Then there are the journeyman types who can work in any genre, invisibly and without a hint of…

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