Tag Archives: Kenneth Branagh

All Is True (2018) – reviewed by George

This is a wonderful movie. I wanted to review it right after completing Upstart Crow, and here it is. Now, the big surprise for me was that this film was, like Upstart Crow, written by the incredibly talented Ben Elton, … Continue reading

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Upstart Crow, “A Crow Christmas Special” (2018) – reviewed by George

What a laugh riot! Will (David Mitchell) is on one of his infamous commutes back to Stratford, and the unpleasant man sitting next to him is a sloppy eater of unpleasant-looking food who morphs into a sort of ghostly Stranger … Continue reading

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Kenneth Branagh is Hercule Poirot in “Murder on the Orient Express” (2017) – reviewed by George

The opening, which involves Poirot solving a case of theft in front of a large crowd of people and then catching the thief without touching him, is brilliant. And you will laugh at the end of it, not at Poirot, … Continue reading

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Dead Again (1991) – reviewed by George

In 1949 Los Angeles (in black-and-white) a concert pianist is murdered with a pair of barber scissors. She is Margaret Strauss (Emma Thompson). Her husband, the conductor/composer Roman Strauss (Kenneth Branagh), is arrested and tried for the murder of his … Continue reading

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