August 11, 2022


New versions of classic films are always, understandably, large targets, and Kenneth Branagh’s take on Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express is no exception. Branagh directs and stars as Hercule Poirot who, by his […]

MAUDIE (2016, dir. Aisling Walsh) – Review

I’m not sure I’d want to live in a world in which a film such as Maudie cannot exist. Whether or not one enjoys an occasional fix of franchised, zillion-dollar-budget, digital, animated, and/or head-banging action […]

Shetland – REVIEW

Over the past few years successful television crime drama has taken a hyperborean tilt, and writer Ann Cleeves is among those who have staked-out the territory. Vera, the adaptation of her mystery-procedural series featuring the […]

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