Articles tagged hercule poirot

17 Jun 2015 // 2:02 AM

Agatha Christie, Hercule Poirot, and Reverse Modernism

Agatha Christie's legendary detective Hercule Poirot is an example of a character responding defiantly and positively to the pressures of literary modernism.

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‘The Alphabet Murders’ Is Agatha Christie Set in a Cartoon World

With The Alphabet Murders, director Frank Tashlin adapts Agatha Christie and highlights the spectacle rather than the sense in the story.

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Three Trips to Agatha Christie-Land: ‘Agatha Christie’s Poirot: The Movie Collection Set 6’

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.

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The 12-Disk Great Detectives Anthology’ Is a Treat for Lovers of Classic British Sleuth Stories

This is an excellent anthology for those whose interests match up with its strengths: people with a love for all things British, admirers of classic detective stories, fans of good storytelling, and those with an interest in how TV production has changed over the years.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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