Review: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Orient Express not included.

by Benjamín Harguindey

Kenneth Branagh heads a new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s seminal whodunit “Murder on the Orient Express” (1934), most famously adapted by Sidney Lumet in the 1974 classic. Branagh both directs and stars as Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot, second only to Sherlock Holmes. How does the movie compare to its fabled heritage?

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Review: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

Now this Arthur bloke, he was a proper rocknrolla…

by Benjamín Harguindey

You could break down Guy Ritchie’s career as both writer and director in two perfect halves. You have the comedy gangsta flicks that put him on the scene, and then you have his Warner Bros. tenure beginning with RDJ vehicle Sherlock Holmes (2009), its prissy 2011 sequel and the lackluster 2015 adaptation of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Now comes King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, ostensibly another studio gig, really an attempt by Ritchie to have his cake and eat it too.

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