‘Murder On The Orient Express’ Review: Agatha Christie’s Popular Mystery Novel Loses​ Steam On Its Way To The Big Screen

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Just as it arrives at its destination, Murder On The Orient Express derails

No one can write a twisty murder story quite like the queen of mystery herself. Agatha Christie’s novels have been a particular pass time of mine since the day I’ve read the brilliant And Then There Were None, a story that inspired and continues to inspire many famous modern mystery films. Yet, I’ll be the first to admit that Mrs Agatha doesn’t get enough credit for her influence on TV and cinema. However, even in an attempt to give her the credit she deserves, this remake of Murder On The Orient Express just can’t quite capture the greatness of the novel.

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‘The Snowman’ Review: Michael Fassbender Leads A Chilly And Dull Murder Mystery

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Michael Fassbender lacks charisma in this melted murder mystery

There are two things required for any great murder mysteries: interesting characters with plenty of development and a suspenseful whodunnit mystery. The Snowman lacks in both departments. Like Last year’s The Girl On The Train, this snowy murder mystery is the latest novel-turned-movie to fall way short of the greatness of Gone Girl and from all three movies, it’s the least competent.

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