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The Crooked House

Post by Black » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:43 am

Another Agatha Christie movie is coming out but I don't know when - I can't wait for this one, I know next to nothing about this book / play https://youtu.be/So0CVMmv8dA

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Re: The Crooked House

Post by clexit » Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:01 pm

Black wrote:Another Agatha Christie movie is coming out but I don't know when - I can't wait for this one, I know next to nothing about this book / play https://youtu.be/So0CVMmv8dA
See all the latest tweets (with the hashtag involved) of #CrookedHouse at

https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&q=% ... e&src=typd

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Re: The Crooked House

Post by clexit » Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:38 am

Black wrote:Another Agatha Christie movie is coming out but I don't know when - I can't wait for this one, I know next to nothing about this book / play https://youtu.be/So0CVMmv8dA
Based on the tweets and comments I've read (so far), it seems Crooked House is a hit.

Also, I wouldn't be surprised if Crooked House is a better film than Branagh's Murder on the Orient Express - but MOTOE makes more money than CH.

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Post by Black » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:41 am

Just got this news, Crooked House will be a TV adaption for next month on Channel 5. I was really looking forward to it but now I have got a bad feeling that it might be rubbish. http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/news/a8442 ... witterpost

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Post by NotJim » Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:19 am

Black wrote:Just...
I think it's the 17th this month on Channel 5 (UK) to watch Crooked House.

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Post by idk1012 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:45 pm

Black wrote:Just...
Ignore my (NotJim) post (about the 17th).

6-8pm - Christmas Eve - Channel 5 - Crooked House

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Post by Black » Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:31 pm

I just watched it. I guessed the killer correctly but the ending shocked me, did it end like that in the book?

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Post by blutype » Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:33 pm

Black wrote:I just watched it. I guessed the killer correctly but the ending shocked me, did it end like that in the book?
I didn't watch the Crooked House film.

(I assume it was the same killer as in the book.)

In the book, the killer is killed in a quarry when E drives them both into it.

E kills the killer to protect the rest of the family.

The killer in the book left behind a diary of notes explaining their actions.

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Post by Black » Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:07 pm

blutype wrote:
Black wrote:I just watched it. I guessed the killer correctly but the ending shocked me, did it end like that in the book?
I didn't watch the Crooked House film.

(I assume it was the same killer as in the book.)

In the book, the killer is killed in a quarry when E drives them both into it.

E kills the killer to protect the rest of the family.

The killer in the book left behind a diary of notes explaining their actions.
Yeah, the same ending as in the film

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Post by Murder by Death » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:02 pm

Just watched the Glen Close movie on the plane. It's really very well done. The cast is fantastic, the cinematography is amazing.

Maybe it was trying to watch such a subtle and complicated movie on a plane, but I found it to be somewhat plodding and slow. The ending seemed to come out of nowhere, all of it, not just the final moments, and all of the setup kind of pointless. I should rewatch it.

But I found it to be very Clue-like. It made me wonder about a Clue edition with a children as part of the cast. That's not likely to ever make a mainstream game edition, but this movie made it an exciting prospect in my mind.

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