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  • Murder on the Orient Express
  • Murder on the Orient Express (PG-13)

    Kenneth Branagh's adaptation of the Agatha Christie chestnut, about a murder and some highly suspect passengers on a luxury train, offers exotic locations, fluid cinematography, stunning production design, and numerous stars—Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Johnny Depp, and Branagh as detective Hercule Poirot. more...
  • Man on a Ledge (PG-13)

    Asger Leth, best known for the political documentary Ghosts of Cité Soleil (2006), isn't someone I expected to revive the taut, unpretentious crime filmmaking that flourished in 1950s Hollywood, but this noirish thriller is as self-knowingly ludicrous and thoroughly enjoyable as Fritz Lang's Beyond a Reasonable Doubt or While the City Sleeps. more...
  • Middle Men (R)

    Christopher Mallick's experiences in the 90s as chief executive of the Internet billing company Paycom informed this fictional saga about a Houston attorney and family man (Luke Wilson) who partners with two coked-out freaks (Giovanni Ribisi and Gabriel Macht) to turn their innovative computer code for an online porn hub into a multimillion-dollar enterprise. more...
  • Murder on the Orient Express (PG)

    Agatha Christie's novel is nothing more than a sleight-of-hand trick, but you can see how a real artist might have turned it into something interesting: latent in the plotting are the possibilities for a probing critique on the mystery formula and the assumptions that support it. more...