Tag: Kenneth Branagh

Agatha Christie remake is well worth a one-way ticket

Photo courtesy of Angela George, Wikipedia Adapting “Murder on the Orient Express” to film in our contemporary period is a bit of a challenge. The original Agatha Christie classic created an unnerving claustrophobic setting accompanied by a great focus on detailed conversations and investigation that mystery stories of that time […]

Swedish Novelist and Playwright Passes Away

Swedish novelist and playwright Henning Mankel died of cancer on Monday at the age of 67. The author of 80 works, spanning both novels and plays, Mankel was perhaps best known for his noir fiction and the character Kurt Wallander, who acted as the protagonist in 10 separate books. Wallander […]