Film Review — Death on the Nile

Murder and moustache origin stories in Kenneth Branagh’s CGI-smothered take on Agatha Christie’s classic.

Simon Dillon
Simon Dillon Cinema
2 min readFeb 16, 2022

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Credit: 20th Century Studios

Ever felt a burning desire to know the origin story of Hercule Poirot’s moustache? Me neither. Still, that’s what Kenneth Branagh gives us in the opening scene of his adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery Death on the

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Simon Dillon
Simon Dillon Cinema

Novelist and Short Story-ist. Film and Book Lover. If you cut me, I bleed celluloid and paper pulp. Blog: www.simondillonbooks.wordpress.com