Murder on the Orient Express

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I had put this film on my to see film ever since I saw the announcement of Kenneth Branagh making it.  Knowing Branagh, I have high hopes since he really makes good films and can actually act but this is a harder topic since everyone knows Hercule Poirot and identifies the character with the actor David Suchet. I was really wondering if Kenneth Branagh, who would be taking the role of the Belgian detective, would do a good job.

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Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company live: Romeo & Juliet

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I have been looking forward to this play ever since the Kenneth Branagh company announced their year in theatre last year.  I’ve tried to convince my cousin earlier this year ,when we went to London, to try to fit in this play in our schedule. But since there were only two seats available and they were not next to each other, he decided to pass on it.  I was not overly upset about not seeing it live since I knew it was going to be broadcasted in the cinema just over a month later.

The other reason I wanted to see this play was because I had seen the chemistry between Richard Madden and Lily James already when they were the romantic leads in Cinderella. I was hoping that this chemistry would show up in Romeo & Juliet even more.

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