Knives Out

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Knives Out

Release date: November 27, 2019
Studio: N/A
Director: Rian Johnson
MPAA Rating: N/A
Screenwriter: Rian Johnson
Genre: Mystery

Starring: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Lakeith Stanfield, Michael Shannon, Ana de Armas, Don Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Christopher Plummer, Riki Lindhome, Edi Patterson, Raúl Castillo


Plot Summary: Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in Knives Out, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death. With an all-star ensemble cast including Chris Evans, Ana De Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford and Jaeden Martell, Knives Out is a witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very end.

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Wife and I just saw this and we both loved it. Great ensemble cast. It's a solid whodunit with some very comedic moments. Some really great performances.
 

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Great movie. Definitely worth seeing on the big screen.
 

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There aren't enough good mysteries made anymore. This one was very fun.
 

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We saw it tonight. I agree with all the above comments.
 

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Saw this at the Alamo Drafthouse in downtown Austin and it was fantastic.
 

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This is the type of movie Rian Johnson should stick to. This was great.
 

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Saw it today and it's one of the best movies I have seen this year.
 

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upon 2nd viewing, i was blown away by the subtlest of subtle foreshadowing laced in almost every line. still think it was a little predictable as to who the big bad was, but still a hell of a lot of fun and with a searing social message layered throughout.
 

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I definitely enjoyed it.

I noticed that when watching as well, there really isn't a throwaway line or scene - almost everything is dinner with intention that fits in

The acting was great.

Way a little different as there wasn't any real suspense or big action moments throughout the movie - it really isn't a thriller where you have these tense moments throughout

Just fun and really well done
 
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