REVIEW: Knives Out (2019)

It’s no secret that I have my issues with Rian Johnson’s take on the Skywalker saga in The Last Jedi. But this does not mean that I have issues with Johnson as a filmmaker. His original movies Brick, The Brothers Bloom, and Looper, were each something special, and he brought a unique vision to all …

Daniel Craig is on the Case in New Knives Out Trailer

Fresh off of mostly positive reviews from the Toronto International Film Festival, a new trailer for Rian Johnson’s Knives Out has been released. As we see police cars head toward the Thrombey estate, Michael Shannon’s Walt lays out the novelist patriarch’s literary bonafides (thirty languages, over eighty million copies sold) as he asks whether the …

Knives Out Trailer Arrives Online

Daniel Craig has gone from spy to detective in the first trailer for Rian Johnson’s Agatha Christie-inspired film Knives Out. Check out the trailer below: The Knives Out trailer opens with Lakeith Stanfield’s Detective Elliot beginning questioning the victim’s (Christopher Plummer) family as he tries to establish a rapport with Jamie Lee Curtis’s Linda Robinson, …

REVIEW: Ivan Ortega’s The Last Jedi Re-Edit

I’ve never been one to seek out fan productions. I come from the George RR Martin school of thought which says that creating derivatives of well-loved proprieties isn’t instructive for aspiring artists and that they should spend their time creating their own IP. However, I can’t deny that there have been exceptions, particularly with the …

Rian Johnson’s Star Wars Trilogy May Be Dead

Rian Johnson’s next trip to a galaxy far, far away may, in fact, be canceled. On a recent episode of The John Campea Show, the titular pundit told his audience that, according to his sources, the recently announced Star Wars dates were for the David Benioff and D. B. Weiss series and not for the …

Frank Oz Joins Knives Out

Yoda is about to trade his staff for a couple of knives. Slashfilm reports that Frank Oz has joined the cast of Rian Johnson’s thriller Knives Out. The part is said to be very small, but as the adage goes, there are no small parts, only small actors. This role will be different for Oz …