Saturday, September 7, 2019

‘Knives Out’ Review: Rian Johnson’s Whodunnit Is a Masterful Delight | TIFF 2019

The world needs more movies like Knives Out. Writer/director Rian Johnson’s supremely entertaining whodunit is one part Agatha Christie mystery, one part Hitchcock thriller, and one part broad comedy, but every aspect of the film is executed so perfectly, with such precision, that it coalesces into a remarkable, cohesive whole. The star-studded crowdpleaser is packed with delightful twists and turns, artfully steered by Johnson’s steady hand while tackling themes of American greed in between the audience’s guffaws and gasps. It’s an impeccably constructed roller coaster ride created by a mad (but meticulous) engineer, and …

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