Knives Out

critic Reviews

97% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score97%
  • Knives Out sharpens old murder-mystery tropes with a keenly assembled suspense outing that makes brilliant use of writer-director Rian Johnson's stellar ensemble.
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    Pablo O. ScholzClarín
    There are many motives to go see this movie. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Asher LubertoL.A. Weekly
    At a time when mainstream movies aspire to be taken seriously, Knives Out sets out to be nothing more than comfort food.
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    María Fernanda MugicaLa Nación (Argentina)
    Inspired by Hitchcock as much as by Agatha Christie, the director pays homage to the classics of the genre. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Bruce R. MillerSioux City Journal
    One of the most entertaining holiday films in years.
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    Ken EisnerGeorgia Straight
    A celebration of storytelling itself.
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    Jackie K. Cooperjackiekcooper.com
    Most of the actors are just gussied up in cameo roles and the script is not half as clever as it thinks it is. Still you have highly watchable performances by Ana De Armas and Chris Evans.
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    Dorothy WoodendThe Tyee (British Columbia)
    Kudos must be given to Johnson, who took on writing, directing and producing responsibilities.
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    Mabel SalinasCine Premiere
    The most fascinating thing about Knives Out is not the accumulation of unfolding events, but their characters. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Richard TrenholmCNET
    A good old-fashioned whodunnit that both celebrates and sends up the genre, but its biggest strength is an all-star cast taking its best stab at the blade-sharp dialogue.
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    Korey ColemanDouble Toasted
    You'll enjoy this...people have to shut the heck up and just watch.
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