…Climb Aboard

Kenneth Branagh’s “Murder on the Orient Express” harkens back to a simpler time. A time when train travel was elegant, extravagant, and in style. A time when the journey was just as important as the destination. A time when a murder made headlines and shocked the world. And finally, a time when ensemble casts meant…

…Stay on Track

Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” is a novel that all other murder mysteries strive to be. A woman ahead of her time, Christie produced a practically perfect series of novels for her master of deductive skills, Hercule Poirot. However, for many “Orient Express” holds a special place in her collective works.

…find beauty

While Disney’s, “Beauty and the Beast” may not be quite “as old as time,” since its release in 1991 it’s become truly cherished by many. So, to say that the stakes were high for the live-action revival doesn’t quite seem to cover it. To slightly misquote Belle (Emma Watson), “This is the [classic movie] of…

…Crystallize

On the surface, Disney’s latest animated film, “Frozen,” seems destined to be the latest in Disney’s long list of stereotype-promoting, anti-feminist, lovable, sappy, classic princess movies. Directed and written by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, this gorgeous film (loosely based on Hans Christen-Andersen’s “The Snow Queen”), has all the basic components of the many princess…