Agatha Christie

All the shows killed by Hollywood in the wake of its sexual-harassment crisis

The patriarch is toppling in Hollywood in 2017.<p>Men like Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and Louis C.K. who allegedly used their power to harass and abuse women and men are being exposed. And studios and distributors that want to be on the right side of history are distancing themselves from …

TV

Ride the Real Orient-Express in First-Class Style

The iconic train’s new Grand Suites are opening just in time for the train’s Hollywood debut.<p>The most iconic train in the world hits the big screen …

Trains

Fox Developing ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ Sequel ‘Death on the Nile’

Twentieth Century Fox Film is working on a follow-up to “Murder on the Orient Express,” developing Agatha Christie’s “Death on the Nile.” The studio …

Hollywood

The Mustache Lives Again: DEATH ON THE NILE Greenlit

Good news for people who dug Kenneth Branagh's portrayal of Hercule Poirot in <b>Murder on the Orient Express</b> (I did, and so did a lot of other people …

Movies

Here s why Shah Rukh Khan will be staying back in Goa for one more day after IFFI opening ceremony

Shah Rukh Khan will open the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee stadium in Panaji today. King Khan won't be …

Bollywood

The Return of Agatha Christie

Over at <i>Paper Darts</i>, <b>Rachel Charlene Lewis</b> argues that editors must be held accountable for the issue of diversity in publishing. As she explains it, …

10 Genius Gifts For Book Lovers

That aren't the obvious.<p>If the bookworm in your life has enough hardcovers filling up their shelves, opt for an unexpected (but still clever!) literary gift this holiday season.

Urban Outfitters

i>Orient Express</i> doesn’t feel like Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie’s novels have become classics in the mystery canon—perhaps not for perfect literary prose, but most likely for the eccentricity and …

Conservative View

Movie Review: "Murder on the Orient Express" (2017)

Image Source<p><b>Movie</b>: "Murder on the Orient Express"<p><b>Director</b>: Kenneth Branagh <b><br>Year</b>: 2017 <b><br>Rating</b>: PG-13 <b><br>Running Time</b>: 1 hour, 54 minutes<p><i>In need of a last</i> …

Movies

John Curran: 75 Facts About Christie

<b>John Curran is the author of the Edgar Award winning Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks and Murder in the Making. Read on to discover 75 facts about</b> …

Literature

Beloved and God. The Story of Hadrian and Antinous

Marguerite Yourcenar's Memoirs of Hadrian is the most successful biography of the enigmatic figure who ruled the Roman Empire from AD 117 to AD 138, …

Ancient History

9 Preparatory Steps Branagh Took To Play Hercule Poirot

<b>2017 marks the moment that BAFTA winning actor Kenneth Branagh takes on the role of Hercule Poirot in a huge screen adaptation of one of Agatha</b> …

Literature

The hidden treasure of Luxor • Ainsley about the world

In the winter of 1922 Howard Carter, probably the most famous archaeologist of all time, working for his wealthy patron, Lord Carnarvon, discovered …

Egypt

Minions. Wonder Woman. What more do you want?

What fantabulous gifts will the elf on your DVD shelf be bringing your loved ones this year? Oh, the popcorn-chomping suspense! Scanning the …

Boston

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ Reveals Its Mysteries Anew

<b>MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS</b><br>By Agatha Christie<br>Read by Kenneth Branagh<br>6 hours, 12 minutes. HarperAudio. $29.99.<p>Before I pressed play on the new audio version of “Murder on the Orient Express,” I visited a particular corner of my den, a shelf crammed with muzzy-edged paperbacks, some of them missing …

Books

The Queen’s Christmas Speech to be broadcast in the U.S

Screenshot<p>Screenshot<p>Thanks to BritBox, American’s will be able to watch Her Majesty The Queen’s annual Christmas Day speech without having to hunt it …

Royal Family

The Personal Pursuit Of Collecting Rare Books: Chinese Investors Look To Reclaim Their Heritage

What do J. P. Morgan, Johnny Depp and James Bond author Ian Fleming have in common? A fascination with rare books.<p>A voracious collector, Morgan actually spent more than half of his estate on art, including prints and some 14,000 rare books, many of which have shot up in price over the years. …

Livres

GQ’s guide to the only 3 newly released movies you must watch this November

GQ’s guide to the only 3 newly released movies you must watch this November<p>The big screen beasts are here and streaming simply won’t do. November has …

Aaron Sorkin

‘China in Print’ fair to showcase some of the world’s rarest books | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

This weekend, Hong Kong will play host to a fair on rare collector’s items worth millions. Thirty world leading specialist dealers have come together …

China

Book Review: 'Ten Little Liberals'

Daily Wirecontributor Yehuda Remer has self-published his new satirical take on the Left. <i>Ten Little Liberals</i> takes a page from Agatha Christie’s <i>And</i> …

Conservative View

Interview with pantomime legend Kenneth Alan Taylor

<i>Kenneth Alan Taylor has worked in the theatre for more than 60 years in a career that has included being artistic director of the Nottingham</i> …

Gangnam Style

BritBox to reign in the holiday season with first annual BritMas celebration

Photo Credit: BritMas/BritBox Image Acquired from DKC PR<p>Photo Credit: BritMas/BritBox Image Acquired from DKC PR<p>This holiday season, BritBox is …

Entertainment

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Best-selling Books Week Ending 11/12/17<p>HARDCOVER FICTION<p>1. "The Midnight Line" by Lee Child (Delacorte)<p>2. "The Rooster Bar" by John Grisham …

Books

12 Conversation-Worthy Books to Help Avert Holiday Dinner Disaster

A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery<p>Who doesn’t love an astronaut? They’re genuinely ready-made heroic icons. Scott Kelly, the astronaut who spent a record breaking year on the International Space Station, certainly fits the bill. Kelly lays it all out, from the awe-inspiring sights of life on …

Culture

The series of the arrogant prince

There is no doubt that the ambitious and arrogant Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, crown prince of Saudi Arabia, has entertained the world with an action …

Middle East

Which movies to watch this weekend, Nov. 17

<b>Lady Bird:</b> Greta Gerwig’s debut as a solo writer-director is this unconventional coming-of-age tale about an extroverted high school senior (Saoirse Ronan), clashing with her mother and wanting to leave her native Sacramento. This is a warm, good-hearted, intuitive movie that could be the start of …

Movies

Mid-century modern birdhouses? Three River Art Fest had it all | NOLA.com

I think famous mystery writer Agatha Christie was right when she said: "The first time you do a thing is always exciting."<p>It certainly was exciting …

New Orleans

Capsule reviews of feature films

AMERICAN MADE. 3 stars. Tom Cruise stars in this fun but heavily fictionalized portrait of Barry Seal, a drug smuggler who found himself at the …

Entertainment

From Lord of the Rings to Crocodile Dundee – franchising Australian culture?

Are we going to see an Amazon or Apple remake of Crocodile Dundee, Blinky Bill, The Magic Pudding, The Castle or Picnic at Hanging Rock? Should we …

Sherlock Holmes

Review: Agatha Christie’s Murder Most Orderly and the Comfiest Seats in London

LONDON — And the winner, by a wide margin, for the most comfortable seat in theatergoing in this city can be found in London County Hall. Veteran playgoers who wind up in that stately building’s Council Chamber, where a site-specific production of Agatha Christie’s “Witness for the Prosecution” has …

The Theatre