Day: July 28, 2016

Movies Reviews

POIROT: HERCULE POIROT’S CHRISTMAS

Christmas in Shropshire It is supposed to be a quiet holiday, Hercule Poirot’s Christmas, with a simple repast and a box of exquisite Belgian chocolates. And he’s been looking forward to it – unlike Scotland Yard’s Chief Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson), for whom a visit to his wife’s Welsh relatives is forecast. “If they start […]

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POIROT: THE A.B.C. MURDERS

Appalling Bloodshed and Cedric, the Caiman “The little grey cells, I fear, they grow the rust,” Hercule Poirot regretfully tells his friend Captain Hastings upon welcoming him back to London after Hastings’s failed attempt to settle into farming in South America. No case has kept him busy, Poirot complains; in fact, nothing interesting has happened […]

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POIROT: THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES

The Little Grey Cells’ Debut “Another example of the English bucolic beliefs,” Hercule Poirot pontificates to a group of puzzled fellow Belgians. “Anagallis arvensis. In English: the scarlet pimpernel. It is believed that when this flower is opened, it is a sign of a prolonged spell of the fine weather. It is seldom seen open […]

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