Director Rian Johnson's star-studded murder mystery nimbly updates an Agatha Christie-style story with Trumpian political subtext
Nov 25, 2019
Rian Johnson's star-studded whodunnit celebrates the subgenre and also slyly deconstructs it
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KNIVES OUT (Rian Johnson). 130 minutes..
The filmmaker wants to confront the audience with upsetting ideas and images, just like the ones that scared him as a kid
Ari Aster’s film about a family coming apart is terrifying even without the supernatural elements, but it settles into a conventional groove near the end