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 FinneyIngrid BergmanLauren BacallSean ConneryAnthony PerkinsJaqueline 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.

Clue

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 CurryMichael McKeanChristopher LloydMadeline KahnMartin MullLesley 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.

Gosford Park

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 SmithMichael GambonHelen MirrenRyan PhillippeStephen FryKristin Scott ThomasKelly MacdonaldRichard 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