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Knives Out (2019)

Directed by Rian Johnson

Mystery | Crime | Comedy

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Overview

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc 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.

Rated PG-13 | Length 130 minutes

Actors

Christopher Plummer | Michael Shannon | Riki Lindhome | M. Emmet Walsh | Toni Collette | Frank Oz | Daniel Craig | Jamie Lee Curtis | Chris Evans | Joseph Gordon-Levitt | Don Johnson | K Callan | Noah Segan | Marlene Forte | Edi Patterson | Ana de Armas | Raúl Castillo | Lakeith Stanfield | Jaeden Martell | Octavia Chavez-Richmond | Katherine Langford | Shyrley Rodriguez | Kerry Frances | Gary Tanguay

Viewing Notes

Round 2! Still very enjoyable. It’s fun to see where the clues are throughout the movie. Still think that this is terrific performance by Daniel Craig. Just a supremely entertaining character.

Of course I’d like to see more films with Benoit Blanc but I’d love to see both detectives (Lakeith Stanfield and Noah Segan) also be included. They have small parts but some great moments and expressions.

It’s uncommon these days to have a movie that I’d love to watch with my entire family. Too bad it won’t be available via VOD by Christmas.

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