For a complete century’s value of debuts, reprints and diversifications, the works of Agatha Christie have given followers immeasurable quantities of pleasure and thrills. This is much more relevant to the Belgian sleuth she used to kick off her profession as a preeminent purveyor of the homicide thriller: Monsieur Hercule Poirot. Played through the years by legendary actors like Peter Ustinov, David Suchet and even John Malkovich, each all through the media of movie and TV, Kenneth Branagh’s incarnation of the Poirot is the most recent torchbearer to carry tales like this yr’s Death on the Nile to audiences worldwide. But these newer movies, beginning with 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express, have differed from conventional Christie diversifications in a number of key methods. One of which is, fairly merely, they’re a lot greater affairs on the massive display screen.