Tuesday, July 12 2011
Seldom has an actor become as closely identified with a role as David Suchet has become with Hercule Poirot: Suchet's characterization of Poirot is so complete that it's hard to imagine anyone else playing the role.
Tuesday, January 2 2007
Perhaps with some more complete supporting characters in the mix, the central story, here, might have been more palatable, but standing alone, the premise unfortunately gets boring faster than one can say "tea and crumpets".
Monday, February 7 2005
The film's primary appeal is the bizarre turn by Noel Coward as Wilson (one of several 'eccentrics' the film trots out to otherize London even as it pathologizes at least one of the yanks).
Thursday, August 15 2002
While the plot of Possession concerns yearning and fervor, its tone is provocatively detached.