Originally published in 1934, by iconic writer Agatha Christie, Murder On The Orient Express is a true piece of literary genius that for centuries has been at the top of every literature lovers must read list. Considered as one of the most ingenious stories ever devised the much loved tale of detective Hercule Poirot, and his attempt to solve what would become one of the world’s most infamous crimes, is again being re-adapted to the silver screen and much like the book it’s stellar cast have people everywhere intrigued and anticipating it’s arrival.
Tom Bateman, Lucy Boynton, Olivia Coleman, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Johnny Depp, Dame Judi Dench, Josh Gad, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Derek Jacobi, Marwan Kenzari, Leslie Odom Jnr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Sergei Polunin & Daisy Ridley join Kenneth Branagh as they board a lavish European train barreling its way west in the dead of winter. After learning of a passengers death the charmingly witty French detective is left to his own devices to solve a whodunit for the ages. Using his skillful eye and his nose for detection the one-step ahead detective uses every tool in his trade to uncover which of the eclectic passengers is the killer before he or she strikes again.
Even if you have read the novel or seen the previous movie I suggest you again head along to see the fabulously reincarnated Ridley Scott adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder On The Orient Express. It’s modern take, and feel, on this timeless iconic story will have you every bit on edge as if you are hearing it for the first time! If you haven’t yet get yourself down to a movie theatre and see just why people are falling in love with this charmingly mysterious tale all over again.
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