I hereby find the defendant “Knives Out” guilty for being too star-studded, too twisty, and devilishly too much fun. To my complete bewilderment, this turned out to be one of the biggest surprises I’ve seen the entire year and I’m more tha... Read the full review »
Old-fashioned fun is the order of the day in “Knives Out,” director Rian Johnson‘s ensemble cast whodunit. Sometimes sticking with a classic storytelling formula can be the best decision, and this straightforward, literal-minded mystery shou... Read the full review »
Writer/director Rian Johnson loves nothing more than subverting expectations. Brick - his first big-break - undercut classic noir in a high-school setting, his constantly twisty sci-fi venture Looper saw a brilliant unpacking of the age-old questi... Read the full review »
The Last Jedi was in my top 3 favourite movies of 2017, and I am no where near ashamed of saying it; because of this among other things, Knives Out was one of my most anticipated movies of 2019. Rian Johnson writes what might be the most intricate... Read the full review »
Knives Out pulls on the genre that Rian Johnson knows everybody adores; the murder mystery.
My love for this genre originated in television parodies. Whether that be the infamous ass-crack bandit from Dan Harmon's Community or The Simpson's take... Read the full review »
If given the choice I would rarely, if ever, choose a ‘whodunnit’.’Knives Out’ made me regret this. When a film’s actors are having genuine fun from playing a party this easily feeds into the audience’s response. Daniel Craig embodies... Read the full review »