Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Review: An Old Timey Mediocre Murder Mystery

Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Review: An Old Timey Mediocre Murder Mystery

On a certain level, you can’t help but wonder how yet another production of Murder On The Orient Express even exists in 2017. It’s not as if audiences have been begging for more Agatha Christie content in recent years or that there’s suddenly been a massive revival in drawing room mysteries to explain why a … Read more

Dark Shadows (Movie) Review

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For the last decade or so Tim Burton has seemed to give up on developing his own stories and instead focuses on gobbling up a pop culture relic that inspired him in his youth and giving it the Tim Burton design treatment. That line up includes Planet Of The Apes, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Sweeney Todd, Alice In Wonderland and now Dark Shadows.  Unfortunately, these are among the worst movies in his career because unlike when he took on Batman, Burton isn’t molding the material to fit in his own themes and ideas, he’s merely taking a script already in development and supervising the design elements to fit his house style (Sweeney Todd was the only good movie to come out of this run, entirely because it stuck so closely to the award-winning source).

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