Knives Out (Movie, Review): Tipstor® Pick

Summary: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) 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.

Starring: Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Christopher Plummer, Daniel Craig, Don Johnson, Edi Patterson, Frank Oz, Jaeden Lieberher, Jamie Lee Curtis, Katherine Langford, Lakeith Stanfield, Michael Shannon, Riki Lindhome, Toni Collette

Director: Rian Johnson

Genre(s): Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, Crime

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 130 min



A well-crafted work of art with an excellent cast (standout performances included from Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Lakeith Steinfeld and Toni Collete), a well-paced runtime and a mystery story that will leave you thinking you know the answer until the very end shocks you. This movie only proves that Rian Johnson should still direct his Star Wars trilogy at Disney.


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