Moustache on the Orient Express

From Film Comment’s review of Murder on the Orient Express:

Poirot’s whiskers are more like a moustache within a moustache, or one set of whiskers grafted onto another. It could almost have been designed by H.R. Giger, if he did facial hair. The thing is so huge, and the corridor of the Orient Express so narrow, that it’s a wonder that Poirot doesn’t carve deep grooves along its exquisitely lacquered wooden walls as he passes.

I kind of want to see this movie, since I love both Agatha Christie and Kenneth Branagh, but I’m not sure I can take two hours of that mustache. I want to have an open mind, but it’s not easy for me to accept anyone but David Suchet (and his nice little mustache) as Poirot.

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