Been a hot minute since I saw this but I got hired to cater a one year-old's birthday party with a bee theme so I put this on to keep me company (and yes, I know there's no bees in it). Normally I don't log movies I have on in the background but I actually was making candies while this was on so I would watch while the candies set up and pause when I needed to do something. I…
Very bleak film noir -- in the best possible way. Performances are wonderful and the whole thing is lit and shot to perfection. The thing is that I really have absolutely ZERO interest in wrestling so anything with that had trouble keeping my attention (that's a me thing -- has nothing to do with the movie). That ending is peak noir though so while I was going to give this 3.5 I just have to bump it up.
Husband: what do you know about this going in?
Me: That Wonder Woman has enough champagne to fill the Nile.
Husband: Anything else?
Me: Nope. I barely watched the commercials and would whoosh past any reviews on letterboxd.
Husband: Maybe you won't solve this one right away.
Death on the Nile occurs
Me: I know who did it.
I tell him my theory. Bodies pile up in the freezer. I theorize some more.
Poirot has his big whodunnit…
Jack Lemmon's character is such a complete slimeball that I feel like I need to go take a shower after watching this. There were a few funny moments most of which are thanks a little to Dean Jones and a lot to Paul Lynde and Imogene Coco but mostly it's dated and cringey.