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Film REVIEW: Knives Out - ★★★★★

Updated: Aug 16, 2023

Director: Rian Johnson

Writer: Rian Johnson

Stars: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, Christopher Plummer.

A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

The film received critical acclaim, particularly for its screenplay, direction, and acting, and it grossed $311.4 million worldwide against a $40 million budget.

In March 2021, it was reported that Netflix had agreed to pay over $450 million for the rights to two sequels to be written and directed by Johnson, with Craig reprising his role as detective Benoit Blanc. Filming for Knives Out 2 began in June 2021.



Ellie - ★★★★★

'The movie is a really good one to watch, it's basically a live game of Cluedo. The movie keeps you on your toes and guessing everything, I would totally recommend you watch this movie.'

Mix Up Rating - ★★★★★

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The Mix Up Theatre Dunfermline Seniors went to the cinema to see this film December 2019, research for their own Murder Mystery show...



Like this? Try these!....

  1. The Father (2020) - #17 - ★★★★★

  2. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013 TV) - #43 - ★★★★

  3. Turner & Hooch (1989) - #483 - ★★★★

  4. Matchstick Men (2003) - #637 - ★★★

  5. Logan Lucky (2017) - #730 - ★★

Daniel Craig turns up in another crime comedy ensemble in Logan Lucky. Another oddball detective comedy came in the '80s film Turner & Hooch where Tom Hanks was teamed up with a dog. Meanwhile Matchstick Men has a similar crime comedy caper with a quirky lead and a few twists here and there.

Meanwhile there's a more somber drama in The Father, a devastating portrayal of an older man coming to terms with his illness with his daughter.

There's a spot of deception going on in the comedy drama The Truman Show.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a very funny crime comedy series with a quirky lead detective. Meanwhile check out another quirky detective with Jim Carrey's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

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