Film Review: Murder On The Orient Express

Directed by Kenneth Branagh and based on Agatha Christie‘s train-set 1934 whodunnit, Murder On The Orient Express centres on the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh). When a passenger is murdered in his compartment aboard the Simplon-Istanbul Express, Poirot has to work out who did the dirty deed on the snow drift-stalled train.

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New ‘Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ Clip Starring Judi Dench & Bill Nighy

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A new clip for the Brit-filled comedy-drama The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, has been released this week. Based on then novel These Foolish Things by British writer Deborah Moggach, the new clip sees Judi Dench‘s recently widowed Evelyn enlisting the help of Bill Nighy‘s Douglas to try to fix the hotel’s phone.

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Behind-The-Scenes Featurette For ‘My Week With Marilyn’

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A new behind-the-scenes featurette for Simon CurtisMy Week With Marilyn has been released this week, which includes commentary from leading lady Michelle Williams and some of the British cast, Judi Dench and Emma Watson.

Based on Colin Clark’s two diary accounts of his time on set for The Prince and the Showgirl with Marilyn Monroe and Sir Laurence Olivier in 1957, My Week With Marilyn focuses on the week in which Clark spent his week escorting Monroe around England after her husband, Arthur Muller, left the country. Introducing her to British life, Monroe begins to escape from her Hollywood routine and the pressures of work, letting Clark see a side of her that the cameras didn’t know.

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