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Murder on the Orient Express

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  • Score
    84
    from 4 reviewers
  • Murder on the Orient Express
    2017
    114 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Kenneth Branagh

    Actors: Paapa Essiedu, Yassine Zeroual, Asan N'Jie, Michael Rouse

    Plot: When a murder occurs on the train on which he's travelling, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.

    Disc Release Date: 27 February 2018

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    • Audio
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    • Movie
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    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      100
    • Murder on the Orient Express was shot using various 65mm film cameras and has been scanned and finished with a 4K Digital Intermediate. It is this 4K DI that has been used here for this Ultra HD Blu-ray....

    • Audio
      90
    • The Dolby Atmos soundtrack is another stonker; not in terms of bombast, but in terms of the realistic surround environment that places you in the centre of the frame. Take, for example, being within the...

    • Extra
      70
    • UHDAudio Commentary – With director/star Kenneth Branagh and screen writer Michael Greene, is a pretty sober affair that covers all the usual bases with regard to production, filming and titbits. Blu-rayAudio...

    • Movie
      70
    • My name is Hercule Poirot and I am probably the greatest detective in the world Murder on the Orient Express, the 1934 novel, has been the subject of many interpretations and the latest is directed by...

    • Total
      80
    • Murder on the Orient Express is the latest interpretation of this classic whodunit from Agatha Christie, this time headed up by Kenneth Branagh and a whole host of his mates, in what is a who’s who of...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      100
    • . Murder on the Orient Express is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with a 2160p transfer in 2.39:1. If I might date myself by quoting an iconic old ad: Mmmm, mmmm, good....

    • Audio
      100
    • Also turning things "up to 11" is the 4K UHD version's Dolby Atmos track, one that takes a flawless DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 presentation on the Blu-ray and offers some subtle but noticeable new placement...

    • Extra
      10
    • Only the Commentary is ported over to this release. The 1080p Blu-ray also included with this release of course includes all of the supplements detailed in our Murder on the Orient Express Blu-ray review....

    • Movie
      60
    • Has a new franchise been born? Despite mixed audience and critical reaction, it looks likely that Kenneth Branagh will be filling the (diminutive?) shoes of David Suchet, Albert Finney and Peter Ustinov...

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      70
    • As I mentioned in our Murder on the Orient Express Blu-ray review, my hunch is your reaction to this film is going to depend largely on whether or not you've seen the 1974 version, and how much you liked...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      100
    • Just so I could experience everything the format has to offer, I originally started watching Murder on the Orient Express on Blu-ray and then segued onto the 4K UHD disc about halfway through the film....

    • Audio
      100
    • For this Dolby Atmos mix of Murder on the Orient Express, you're simply going to have to take what I wrote about the already impressive DTS-HD MA 7.1 mix found on the Blu-ray and dial everything up a notch....

    • Extra
      80
    • Tip of the hat to 20th Century Fox for rolling out a pleasing and insightful assortment of bonus features for Murder on the Orient Express. While a number of features are a bit on the lighter EPK talking...

    • Movie
      50
    • "I see evil on this train."Of all the novels of all the characters that director and star Kenneth Branagh could have chosen from Agatha Christie's expansive library of novels, he couldn't have chosen a...

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      80
    • When it comes to this latest adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express, your reaction to the film and Kenneth Branagh's portrayal of the greatest detective in the world will depend entirely on your previous...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      96
    • For its presentation in Ultra HD, Murder on the Orient Express was derived from a mix of high quality sources, and rendered from a 4K DI. With the limited exposure to Ultra HD sourced from 4K Digital Intermediates...

    • Audio
      96
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Murder on the Orient Express Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Murder on the Orient Express Blu-ray • Agatha Christie: An Intimate Portrait • Let’s Talk About Hercule Poirot • Unusual Suspects (Part One,...

    • Movie
    • Based on Agatha Christie’s classic novel, written in 1934, Murder on the Orient Express in the hands of director/co-star Kenneth Branagh and screenwriter Michael Green, ticks most of the right boxes, but...

    • Total
      96
    • It comes to Blu-ray in the Ultra HD Combo Pack from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment featuring terrific overall video quality, entertaining lossless sound, including a complimentary Dolby Atmos immersive...