I pause in re-reading an Agatha Christie novel to make my Wrist to Forehead Sunday post. I like to read a fast paperback on a Sunday. Steven is watching a movie. I told him to pick what he would like, because I was reading. He chose Shawshank Redemption, which I got him for his birthday. I forgot how heavy this movie is. Steven pointed out to me how I reference it all the time, by “doing Shawshank Redemption” when it rains.
Now that I’m reading Death on the Nile again, I want to see that movie. It is a star-studded Agatha Christie romp (which I believe I have written a blog post about). It is also an excellent adaptation. There are differences between the movie and book, but I can see why they made the changes they did. Let me see if I can find a good picture from the movie.
I couldn’t get the full cast picture to download (you know me and computers), but here is the best character in the flick, Angela Lansbury as Salome Otterbourne. This is one of the characters that is changed somewhat in the movie, into a definitely more theatrical version. I love it. Maybe we can watch that movie next. First I need to finish re-reading the book.