The Mousetrap

Forum: Should Writers Write For The Market?

  In film industry terms the summer’s over, and it was another year of disappointments in Hollywood. Only one studio did well; Disney had four of the five biggest hits. What’s noticeable is how super-safe everything became this year. The top five films were ‘The Jungle Book’ (remake of cartoon), ‘Finding Dory’ (kiddie sequel), ‘Zootopia’ […]

Who Needs To Know The Ending Of ‘The Mousetrap’?

Wikipedia is getting grief at the moment for revealing the identity of the murderer in Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’ on its site. The Christie estate is said to be outraged. But let’s put this in perspective. ‘The Mousetrap’ has been running for much of the time at the same theatre for 58 years, longer than […]