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[FANTASTIC FEST] "Knives Out" - Rian Johnson Slays the Whodunit (Non-Spoiler Review)
It's Rian Johnson doing an update on the Agatha Christie movies that featured all-star casts that were a regular thing in the 1970s and early 1980s. Knives Out: Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc Image courtesy LionsgateOn the surface, the movie is about who killed a famous mystery author Johnson uses the structure to offer social commentary[...]
[FANTASTIC FEST] "Knives Out" - Rian Johnson Slays the Whodunit (Non-Spoiler Review)
The Rian Johnson directed murder mystery snagged $41.7 million Wednesday-Sunday It also took in $28.3 million overseas, bringing its global total to $70 million Not bad for a live-action, made-for-adults film these days Mid-range pics like this always feel like they are facing an uphill battle, but when you get a strong cast and excellent[...]
"The Mandalorian" S01, Ep02: "The Child" Brings Out Your Inner Jawa (Spoiler Review)
It's the same feeling across the different movies and TV shows, from Clone Wars to Solo: A Star Wars Story to Rogue One to Rebels to Resistance. When Rian Johnson experimented with deconstructing and subverting the tropes and expectations in The Last Jedi, fan outrage screamed across the internet That was the most telling reveal of[...]
Mondo Music Release of the Week: Knives Out!
This week sees the release of the Nathan Johnson soundtrack for Rian Johnson's Knives Out! KNIVES OUT – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 2XLP Original Score Composed and Produced by Nathan Johnson Layout and Design by Jay Shaw Pressed on 2x 180 Gram Black Vinyl Housed in a die-cut gatefold jacket, containing one of nine randomly inserted[...]
11 New Character Descriptions and Posters for Rian Johnson's "Knives Out"
After getting rave reviews at their TIFF premiere last weekend director Rian Johnson took to his official Twitter account to share eleven new character posters and descriptions for the upcoming movie All of the posters are channeling that old school Agatha Christie look. Benoit Blanc, a gentleman sleuth of great renown Summoned to this nest of[...]
JJ Abrams on 'Star Wars: Episode IX' "Having to Respond" to Rian Johnson's 'The Last Jedi'
It's not like he hadn't already dabbled in the Cosmic Conflict series- having brought The Force Awakens to life- but this was different. JJ Abrams and Rian Johnson, two directors bound by "Star Wars"Photo courtesy of StarWarsUnderworld.com Abrams was asked to step in and take over Star Wars: Episode IX following the dismissal of Colin Trevorrow from the project,[...]
JJ Abrams Comments on Returning to 'Star Wars' and Completing the Saga
We could be mere days away from learning a bit more about Star Wars: Episode IX, which will not only mark JJ Abrams' return to the galaxy far, far way but the end of the Skywalker saga (as we know it). JJ AbramsPhoto by Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com Abrams of course directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens,[...]
Horror Queen Jamie Lee Curtis Teases Rian Johnson's 'Knives Out' [CinemaCon]
We love Jamie Lee Curtis, but doesn't everyone? Imagine our delight when the Horror Queen was announced as being a part of Rian Johnson's upcoming film Knives Out! Jamie Lee CurtisPhoto by Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com Seriously, the revealed cast is the thing of dreams, and we are super excited for the film to eventually make it's way[...]
Cosmic Conflict: So About Those Rian Johnson 'Star Wars' Trilogy Rumors
Perhaps you've seen some chatter in the Twitterverse or Redditsphere over the past two days regarding whether or not Rian Johnson's Star Wars trilogy is happening This of course is a trilogy independant of the main saga (of which Johnson masterfully-directed Star Wars: The Last Jedi), and would reportedly be a whole new set of persons in the[...]
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Filmmaker Rian Johnson may have been directing a movie, or he may have been pokemon collecting with one of the most impressive cast lists we've seen assembled in the last several years for his upcoming flick, Knives Out. Filmmaker Rian Johnson at the 44th Annual Saturn AwardsPhoto by Eugene Powers / Shutterstock.com Included in the film are Daniel[...]