Knives Out
First screened in November 2019
Director: Rian Johnson. Cast: Ana de Armas, Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, K Callan, Toni Collette, Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Evans, Don Johnson, Katherine Langford, Riki Lindhome, Jaeden Martell, Edi Patterson, Michael Shannon, LaKeith Stanfield, Noah Segan, Frank Oz, Marlene Forte, Shyrley Rodriguez, M. Emmet Walsh. Screenplay: Rian Johnson.

Twitter Capsule: Johnson's wily, delicious script is the full story here. His direction neither elevates nor upstages it. Cast savors it.

VOR:   Nice to see a Hollywood movie get Agatha Christie's idiom so right, entertain so generously outside a franchise, and float some political ideas.



Photo © 2019 Lionsgate/Media Rights Capital

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B


Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture (Musical/Comedy)
Best Actress (Musical/Comedy): Ana de Armas
Best Actor (Musical/Comedy): Daniel Craig

Awards:
National Board of Review: Best Actor (Sandler); Best Ensemble Cast

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