Murder on the Orient Express
Wednesday, January 8 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan
In this the original 1974 classic adapted from Agatha Christie’s classic novel, Director Sidney Lumet gathers an A-list cast for this classic murder mystery featuring Albert Finney, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall, Sean Connery, Anthony Perkins, Jaqueline Bisset and many more.
Having concluded a case, detective Hercule Poirot (Finney) settles into what he expects will be a relaxing journey home aboard the Orient Express. But when an unpopular billionaire is murdered en route, Poirot takes up the case, and everyone on board the famous train is a suspect. Using an avalanche blocking the tracks to his advantage, Poirot gradually realizes that many of the passengers have revenge as a motive, and he begins to home in on the culprit.
1974. 131 min. Drama/Mystery. PG.
Wednesday, January 15 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan
From Director Jonathan Lynn with a screenplay co-written by John Landis (‘Blues Brothers’, ‘Coming to America’), CLUE is the 1985 cult comedy classic adapted from the popular Hasbro Board game, starring an all-star cast featuring Tim Curry, Michael McKean, Christopher Lloyd, Madeline Kahn, Martin Mull, Lesley Ann Warren and more!
At a dinner party hosted at an old mysterious mansion by Mr. Boddy (Lee Ving), five strangers arrive with a secret to keep and are immediately given aliases, but soon come to realize that they are being blackmailed. But when Mr. Boddy turns up murdered, all are suspects, and together they try to figure out who is the real killer.
1985. 97 min. Drama/Mystery. PG.
Wednesday, January 29 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan
Concluding our “Whodunnit?” Film Series, Robert Altman takes on the genre with a cast featuring Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Ryan Phillippe, Stephen Fry, Kristin Scott Thomas, Kelly Macdonald, Richard E. Grant, and many more!
Set in the 1930’s, a group of wealthy aristocrats gathers for a relaxing weekend with their servants at a hunting resort in the English countryside. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.
2001. 137 min. Drama/Mystery. R