Knives Out

Knives Out ★★★★½

This film is an absolute must see. There is no way of getting around it.

Rian Johnson's star studded whodunit mystery film is hilarious, captivating, fun, and tense. It will have you on the edge of your seat, it will have you roaring with laughter, and it will have you shocked and surprised with each and every twist.

One of the things that I appreciated most about the film was that even though it was a mystery, it didn't become overcomplicated just for the sake of being confusing and having big, really-doesn't-make-any-logical-sense reveal. Many films fall into wanting to shock the audience with its reveal or wanting to be so confusing that you can't follow the plot. Thankfully, Knives Out rejects that thinking and presents an attention grabbing mystery with enough twists to keep it interesting but the twists aren't contrived and actually make sense.

I have one small complaint but it enters spoiler territory so there's no need for me to mention it here. I don't want to say much more about the film, other than the fact that this NEEDS to be a film that you see immediately.

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