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"THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD" (2000) Review

As many những người hâm mộ of Agatha Christie are aware, one of her most highly acclaimed and controversial novels is "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd". I had checked the Internet to see how many adaptations had been made from well-regarded tale. I was surprised to learn there were at least seven adaptations, considering its difficult plot twist. The third to the last adaptation proved to be the last adaptation was the 103-minute ti vi movie that aired on ITV's "AGATHA CHRISTIE'S POIROT" in 2000.

"THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD" seemed like your typical Christie novel....
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Poirot is approached bởi a Mrs. Todd, whose cook, Eliza Dunn, has suddenly disappeared. Poirot is asked to find out what happened to her.
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"HERCULE POIROT'S CHRISTMAS" (1994) Review

I have been a người hâm mộ of Agatha Christie's 1938 novel, "Hercule Poirot's Christmas" aka "A Holiday for Murder" for years - ever since I was in my early adolescence. When I learned that the producers of the "AGATHA CHRISTIE'S POIROT" series aired its adaptation of it back in 1994, I looked phía trước, chuyển tiếp to watching it.

Written as a "locked room" mystery, "HERCULE POIROT'S CHRISTMAS" focused on Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot's investigation of the murder of Simeon Lee, a tyrannical patriarch of a wealthy family. The mean-spirited Lee, who had made his fortune in...
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If bạn have never read Agatha Christie's novel, "Taken at the Flood" hoặc seen the 2006 ti vi adaptation, I suggest that bạn read no futher. This review contains major spoilers.



"TAKEN AT THE FLOOD" (2006) Review

Written in 1948, Agatha Christie's novel called "Taken at the Flood" told the story of the Cloade family in post-war Britian, who depends upon the good will of their cousin-in-law, Rosaleen Hunter Cloade; after her husband and their cousin is killed in an air raid during World War II. When her controlling brother, David, refuses to share Gordon Cloade’s fortunate, the family enlists...
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"DUMB WITNESS" (1996) Review

There is a belief among những người hâm mộ of the "AGATHA CHRISTIE'S POIROT" series that the episodes and ti vi phim chiếu rạp that aired between 1989 and 2001 - ones that featured Arthur Hastings, Chief Inspector Japp and Miss chanh - were thêm faithful adaptations of Agatha Christie's novels that the thêm gần đây ones that have aired since 2003. I do not know if I agree with this opinion, especially after viewing the 1996 ti vi movie, "DUMB WITNESS".

Screenwriter Douglas Watkinson's script thêm hoặc less remained faithful to the 1937 novel's main narrative. Surrounded bởi grasping...
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"APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH" (2008) Review

Looking back on the number of Agatha Christie movie adaptations I have seen, I find it surprising that only a handful of Christie titles have been adapted for the phim chiếu rạp hoặc ti vi thêm than once. One of those titles happened to be the author’s 1938 novel called "Appointment With Death".

The most well known adaptation before the 2008 one had been produced and directed bởi Michael Winner some twenty years earlier. Released in 1988, the movie starred Peter Ustinov in his last appearance as the Belgian-born sleuth, Hercule Poirot; and is not considered...
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"CARDS ON THE TABLE" (2005) Review

Most Agatha Christie những người hâm mộ tend to regard movie and ti vi adaptations of her novels with a kindly eye. Especially if those adaptations closely followed its literary source. Not all adaptations have done this, including "CARDS ON THE TABLE", ITV's 2005 adaptation of the author's 1936 novel.

I have always wondered how Christie những người hâm mộ regarded "CARDS ON THE TABLE". I suspect many Christie những người hâm mộ would not regard it as a close adaptation of the 1936 novel. Also, the story turned out to be one of those mysteries of the "locked room" variety that many những người hâm mộ sometimes...
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