|Genre||:||Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, Crime, Drama|
Movie: 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.
Written by Matthew Brady on January 27, 2020
“This case is like a donut with a hole in the middle of a donut hole. Actually, it's a donut within a donut's hole.” ‘Knives Out’ subverted my expectations...in a good way. A smartly written whodunit movie that manages to be both humorous and classy. The kind of murder mystery that never fails to entertain. Pleasing both cinephiles and mainstream audiences. Perfectly balance, as all things should be. It basically pulls a Hitchcock on us. Rian Johnson is a great director, but at times has silly ideas. On the other hand, when given the right material I think he’s a great director and wr... read the rest.