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Blu-ray Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express Directed by: Kenneth Branagh Written by: Michael Green Based on the novel by: Agatha Christie The post Blu-ray Review: Murder on the Orient Express appeared first on Rogues Portal.

Rumor: 13th Doctor to Meet Activist Rosa Parks

The Doctor has befriended everyone from Charles Dickens and Agatha Christie to Madame De Pompadour and Vincent Van Gogh. But when the timey-wimey show returns later this year, the Thirteenth Time Lord may […] The post Rumor: 13th Doctor to Meet Activist Rosa Parks appeared first on

Trump's "Draining The Swamp" Is A Real-Life Game Of Thrones

Authored by Charles Ortel via, Mueller, Comey, Rosenstein and Wray gave the Clinton Foundation a pass during the Bush years, and now people are asking why... Like Hercule Poirot, the ace detective in Agatha Christie’s mystery...Show More Summary

Today in History for January 12th

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Highlights of Today in History: Congress authorizes military force to expel Iraq from Kuwait; Soviet forces begin large offensive against Nazi Germany; First woman elected to U.S. Senate; Writer Agatha Christie dies; 'All in the Family' debuts on CBS.        

Ed Westwick Replaced in BBC Drama Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Ed Westwick will no longer appear in the upcoming BBC drama Ordeal By Innocence following allegations of sexual assault. Ed has been replaced by Christian Cooke in the program based on a novel by Agatha Christie, which was supposed to be one of the main Christmas shows on the BBC. Christian will now reshoot Ed‘s [...]

Ed Westwick's Role Recast in BBC's Agatha Christie Drama 'Ordeal By Innocence'

Scenes are set to be reshot, with Christian Cooke replacing Westwick, who has had a number of sexual assault allegations against him. read more

Ed Westwick's Ordeal by Innocence Role Recast After Sexual Assault Allegations

The BBC's upcoming adaptation of Agatha Christie's Ordeal by Innocence has dropped Ed Westwick and his role has been recast in wake of the recent sexual assault allegations made against...

Proportion of dialogue in novels

For reasons not strictly relevant to what follows, Yves Schabes and I have been analyzing the novels of Agatha Christie. (For the not-strictly-relevant background, see Xuan Le et al., "Longitudinal detection of dementia through lexical and syntactic changes in writing: a case study of three British novelists", Literary and Linguistic Computing 2011, and Graeme Hirst […]

Kenneth Branagh Ponders an Agatha Christie Cinematic Universe

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Murder on the Orient Express, your mom’s favorite movie of the year, has been a quiet beast at the box office. The $55 million film is about to cross $100 million at the domestic box office and has grossed $311 million worldwide. It’s...Show More Summary

Kenneth Branagh Interested In Making Agatha Christie Cinematic Universe?

Tell your old aunt Edna to sit down for a moment, because her favorite author may very well be the subject of one of these hot, new cinematic universes everybody is talking about. Earlier this year, director Kenneth Branagh both helmed and acted in Murder on the Orient Express, a film that followed the world-famous […]

Focus unveils The Council

If you're into narrative adventure game, keep an eye on the episodic title The Council, annouced a few days ago by Focus Home Interactive and Big Bad Wolf. It feels like an Agatha Christie whodunnit mixed with occultism. Set in 1793Show More Summary

Crooked House

Agatha Christie’s massive collection of novels and stories are largely evergreen properties because of their elegant, economical storytelling and their sense of intrigue. It’s no surprise that numerous adaptation of her work continue...Show More Summary

'Crooked House' delivers a thrilling Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie is having a moment, which is a very good thing when the filmed adaptations are as juicy and twisty as Gilles Paquet-Brenner’s “Crooked House,” starring Max Irons, tangling with a matriarchy of man-eaters in postwar Britain. The French director teams with writers Julian Fellowes...

'Crooked House' Is A Straight-Forward Take On An Agatha Christie Classic

3 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Out of all the many, many mysteries that the prolific Agatha Christie penned in her lifetime, it's said that Crooked House ranked as one of her two personal favorites (the other being Ordeal by Innocence). I have to wonder if...

The English Riviera has amazing hotels and tranquil beauty

The English Riviera is very much Agatha Christie country. Rosalyn Jeffery stayed at an Edwardian country retreat with views of the coastline of Torbay, which would have been to Poirot's taste.

‘Dunkirk’ & ‘Orient Express’ Star Kenneth Branagh On Poirot’s Personality & Christopher Nolan’s Stoic Leadership

Between a starring turn in Dunkirk and Murder on the Orient Express—a reimagining of the Agatha Christie classic, which saw him behind and in front of the camera—Kenneth Branagh has had a remarkable year. While the British Oscar nominee...Show More Summary

Alfred Hitchcock, Agatha Christie, and 11 Other Things That Influenced Search Party

With a modern take on the whodunit narrative twisted through a sardonically Bushwick sense of humor, Search Party’s first season was one of the most enjoyable TV debuts in recent memory. Just when we thought co-creators Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers, and Michael Showalter couldn’t outdo themselves — accidental murder in Canada, ... More »

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