Murder on the Orient Express

Australian Box Office Report: Murder on the Orient Express arrives in 1st place

November 15, 2017

This week’s box office charts saw a strong opening weekend for Murder On The Orient Express, which went straight to no. 1, earning $3.85m.  This Kenneth Branagh-directed adaptation of the the Agatha Christie mystery classic premiered on 333 screens nationally, and managed an impressive screen average of $11,565. Hot on its caboose was last week’s no. 1 film, Thor: Ragnarok, in […]

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Film Review: Murder On The Orient Express (USA, 2017) beautifully captures the essence of Agatha Christie’s material

November 9, 2017

With its classic style, striking ensemble, and lack of action-heavy set pieces, Murder on the Orient Express may be a little too refined for modern audiences versed in the ways of today’s distraction-centric filmmaking where bigger and louder equals better. Despite the film being void of any staple action moment, Orient Express still delivers on […]

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Kenneth Branagh’s star-studded Murder on the Orient Express gets first trailer

June 2, 2017

The classic Agatha Christie 1934 murder mystery novel has again been given to big-screen treatment, this time with Kenneth Branagh at the helm as both director and playing the famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Set aboard the famous train in pre-World War II Europe, fingers are pointed when an unlikable billionaire is murdered on the carriage. As […]

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Angelina Jolie looking to join Murder on the Orient Express remake

June 17, 2016

Angelina Jolie is in early talks to star in Fox’s remake of 1974s’ Murder on the Orient Express. Originally directed by Sidney Lumet, Kenneth Branagh will be helming the modern version in addition to to starring as Hercule Poirot.  Branagh will also produce the film along with Ridley Scott, Simon Kinberg and Mark Gordon. Michael Green who is working on Blade […]

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