Film Review: Hercule Poirot Will Go ‘A Haunting in Venice’

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CHICAGO – While Kenneth Branagh still isn’t a favorite Hercule Poirot, I was as surprised as anyone to find that this third go around as the Belgian detective was my favorite. As the title implies, there are jump scares a-plenty as Poirot tries to get his little gray cells around the strange goings-on in a spooky house, and solve the mystery. Oscarman rating: 3.5/5.0
Rating: 3.5/5.0

In “A Haunting In Venice,” Poirot is in retirement in 1947, devoting himself to fine pastries in a palazzo in Venice.This all changes when a mystery writer who’s also an old acquaintance (Tina Fey) drags him out to attend a seance at the home of an Opera Singer (Kelly Reilly of “Yellowstone”) who is racked by grief after her daughter died under mysterious circumstances some years earlier.

”A Haunting in Venice” is in theaters September 15th. Featuring Kenneth Branagh, Tina Fey, Michelle Yeoh, Kelly Reilly, Jamie Dornan, Jude Hill, Camille Cottin and Kyle Allen. Screenplay adapted by Michael Green. Directed by Kenneth Branagh. Rated “PG-13”

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