Board the Orient Express. Relax, while you mingle with the posh people of first class.
Kenneth Branagh brings “Murder on the Orient Express” back to the big screen in the 2017 remake with a star-studded cast. Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Daisy Ridley, Josh Gad, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and others star in this murder mystery that twists and turns all over the tracks.
Branagh plays Hercule Poirot, a world famous detective. He is just looking for some rest aboard the express after solving yet another puzzling case. His time of relaxation is cut short when the train is derailed and a body is found with multiple stab wounds. It is up to Poirot to figure out who-dun-it.
With such a talented cast you are drawn into the story, like you are a passenger along with the others. Every character’s story is woven together so well. Twists just add to the fun. This mystery is beautifully shot, as well. If you are going into the theater looking for adventure “Murder on the Orient Express” will not disappoint.
“Murder on the Orient Express” gets 3.5 stars/4.