2019 Film Knives Out

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Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is a wildly successful mystery writer and he’s dead. His housekeeper Fran (Edi Patterson) finds him with a slit throat and the knife still in his hand. It looks like suicide, but there are some questions. After all, who really slits their own throat? A couple of cops (the wonderful pair of LaKeith Stanfield and Noah Segan) come to the Thrombey estate do a small investigation, just to make sure they’re not missing anything, and the film opens with their conversations with each of the Thrombey family members. Daughter Linda (Jamie Lee Curtis) is a successful businesswoman with a shit husband named Richard (Don Johnson) and an awful son named Ransom (Chris Evans). Son Walt (Michael Shannon) runs the publishing side, but he’s been fighting a lot with dear old dad. Daughter-in-law Joni (Toni Collette) is deep into self-help but has been helping herself by ripping off the old man. Finally, there’s Marta Cabrera (Ana de Armas), the real heroine of “Knives Out” and Harlan’s most trusted confidante. Can she help solve the case?

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Film Knives Out Tweet New Release Nov 26, 2019—Feb 20, 2020 See all showtimes. Nonton Film Online Knives Out (2019) Gratis XX1 Bioskop Online Movie Sub Indo Netflix dan Iflix IndoXXI. Streaming Knives Out (2019) Bluray Comedy, Crime, Drama When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the. Directed by Rian Johnson. With Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis. A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

The case may have just been closed if not for the arrival of the famous detective Benoit Blanc, played by Daniel Craig, who spins a southern drawl and oversized ego into something instantly memorable. Blanc was delivered a news story about the suicide and envelope of money. So someone thinks this is fishy. Why? And who? The question of who brought in Blanc drives the narrative as much as who killed Harlan. Johnson is constantly presenting viewers with the familiar, especially fans of the mystery movie—the single palatial setting, the family of monsters, the exaggerated detective—but then he subverts them every so slightly, and it feels fresh. So while Blanc feels like a Poirot riff, Johnson and Craig avoid turning it into a caricature of something we’ve seen before.

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Craig is delightful—I love the excitement in his voice when he figures things out late in the film—but some of the cast gets lost. It’s inevitable with one this big, but if you’re going to “Knives Out” for a specific actor or actress, be aware that it’s a large ensemble piece and your fave may get short shrift. Unless your favorite is Ana de Armas, who is really the heart of the movie, allowing Johnson to imbue “Knives Out” with some wonderful political commentary. The Thrombeys claim to love Marta, even if they can’t remember which South American country she comes from, and Don Johnson gets a few razor sharp scenes as the kind of guy who rants about immigration before quoting “Hamilton.” It’s not embedded in the entire piece as much as “Get Out,” but this “Out” is similar in the way it uses genre structure to say something about wealth and social inequality. And in terms of performance, the often-promising de Armas has never been handed a role this big, and she totally delivers.

2019 Film Knives Out

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Original title
Knives Out
Year
2019
Running time
130 min.
Country
United States
Director
Screenwriter
Rian Johnson
Music
Cinematography
Steve Yedlin
Cast
Daniel Craig,Ana de Armas,Chris Evans,Jamie Lee Curtis,Toni Collette,Don Johnson,Michael Shannon,Christopher Plummer,Lakeith Stanfield,Katherine Langford,Jaeden Martell,Riki Lindhome,Edi Patterson,Raúl Castillo,Frank Oz,M. Emmet Walsh
Producer
Filmnation Entertainment,Ram Bergman Productions,Media Rights Capital (MRC). Distributor:Lionsgate
Genre
Mystery Crime. Black Comedy
Synopsis / Plot
Described as a modern murder mystery in a classic whodunit style.
Awards
2019: Academy Awards: Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
2019: Golden Globes: Nom. Best Picture Comedy, Actor (Craig) & Actress (de Armas)
2019: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
2019: National Board of Review (NBR): Best Ensemble. Top Films
2019: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
2019: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Comedy, Cast & Orig. Screenplay
2019: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Screenplay & Best Art Direction
2019: San Francisco Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
2019: Satellite Awards: Best Ensemble. 4 Nominations, including Best Film Comedy
2019: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2019: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
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