MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Review

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MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Rated: PG-13

Release Date: November 10, 2017

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley, Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz

Plot: 13 people are stranded on a train, and somebody is a murderer

Trailer

 

Clint Says: Wait until after opening weekend, but see this in theaters

 

 

This film is almost a throwback to the old days of Hollywood where the movie depended a lot more on dialogue than visuals and effects. 

 

This is a straight murder mystery movie. There is very little action and a whole lot of interrogation. If you like puzzles, you'll love this movie. If you are thinking this is going to be a James Bond-style period piece, you'll be sorely disappointed. 

 

The ensemble cast is star-studded and amazing. The acting makes this film watchable. Without the incredible acting this could have easily been a two-hour long, excruciatingly boring train wreck. And while it isn't fast-paced and action-packed, it is still filled with suspense and intrigue. It will keep you engaged and guessing the whole time.

 

It's been a very long time since we've had a true mystery movie hit theaters. If that is your genre of choice, go enjoy every minute of this mind-twisting ride.

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