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Pieces don’t come together for ‘Death on the Nile’ production

3/10 After a long list of production- and pandemic-related delays, the second installment in Kenneth Branagh’s Agatha Christie Cinematic Universe – seriously – is finally here. Egypt, 1937- Renowned Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (Branagh, who also directs and produces) attends … Continue reading

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‘Belfast’ full of heart, doesn’t dazzle

4/10 Writer/director/producer Kenneth Branagh has a long track record of trying to let his stories tell themselves, and you just can’t do that with narrative fiction movies, a medium in which everything onscreen must be actively created, everything is a … Continue reading

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Don’t try to understand ‘Tenet,’ just feel it

9/10 God damn it’s good to be back at the movies. A fresh-faced protagonist (John David Washington) is promoted from the CIA to an international secret society called Tenet. He is introduced to “inverted” munitions, bullets made at an unknown … Continue reading

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‘Orient Express’ is awf- no, it’s not awful, I just didn’t enjoy it

minus infinity/10 Murder on the Orient Express is a boring, dull, awful movie and I hated every minute of it. That’s not fair. Let’s start over- 4/10 Murder on the Orient Express is a decent but forgettable movie with a … Continue reading

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