Film Review: Knives Out

Written and directed by Rian Johnson, Knives Out follows the investigation into the apparent suicide of renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer), who is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday. When the inquisitive Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate, Blanc must sift through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death. The knives are out amongst Harlan’s dysfunctional family – (Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, Katherine Langford, Riki Lindhome, K Callan, and Jaeden Martell) – and loyal staff – (Ana de Armas and Edi Patterson) – to find out the truth.

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Film Review: All The Money In The World

Directed by Ridley Scott and based on true events, All The Money In The World is based on John Pearson‘s 1995 book Painfully Rich: The Outrageous Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Heirs of J. Paul Getty. It follows the story of teenager John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) who is kidnapped in Rome, whose billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) refuses to pay his ransom. However, the boy’s strong-willed mother (Michelle Williams) hooks up with the old man’s enigmatic security man (Mark Wahlberg) in a desperate race against time to persuade Getty to relent.

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