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BBC’s And Then There Were None puts a darker spin on Agatha Christie

Screenwriter Sarah Phelps on why her tougher take on murder works as festive fare – and how it differs from Midsomer Murders or Poirot<p>If you are expecting to settle down on the sofa to watch a cosy Agatha Christie whodunnit when And Then There Were None begins on BBC1 on Boxing Day, then think …

Books

Why ‘And Then There Were None’ has been voted the best Agatha Christie novel ever

On her 125th birth anniversary, the book beat both ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ and ‘The Murder of Roger Ackroyd’.<p><i>Ten little Indian Boys went out</i> …

Literature

Why Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None is a masterpiece

With a star-studded new adaptation of this 1939 chiller coming to BBC One, Agatha Christie biographer Laura Thompson applauds the novelist’s pitch-black, brilliantly told meditation on guilt<p>And Then There Were None, published in 1939, the best-selling and surely the best-known detective novel ever …

Literature

“Agatha Christie”-themed paper snowflake cutouts

Well, why not?? Nothing says “first snowfall of the year” like curling up with a hot beverage and your favorite Agatha Christie.<p>Hence, I present you …

Disney's Gravity Falls coming to 3DS this fall, courtesy of the UbiArt engine

It sounds like a perfect pairing. Ubisoft — the mega-publisher that, together with developer Obsidian, faithfully translated the world of South Park to video games with great critical success — is using its gorgeous UbiArt engine — seen in the recent Rayman games, <i>Child of Light</i> and <i>Valiant Hearts:</i> …

Gravity Falls Ending With Season 2 Finale

Just two episodes left!<p>The second season of Gravity Falls will mark the end of the popular Disney XD cartoon, series creator Alex Hirsch has …

Disney XD

Gravity Falls prepares for the end by focusing on Dipper and Mabel’s bond

Let’s take stock for a second. <i>Gravity Falls</i> is ending. This much we know. After tonight’s episode, there’s one hourlong episode left that figures to …

Walking

What young 'Jenny LeClue' will ultimately do is up to the players

Take a little bit of "Dora the Explorer," and maybe a dash of David Lynch, and the resulting mix should be weird, whimsical, mysterious and, in theory, still kid-friendly.<p>That's the hope, at least, of Joe Russ, whose "Jenny LeClue" is in development for home computers and mobile devices.<p>"We've been …

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