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Rian Johnson Hilariously Riffs on Agatha Christie with “Knives Out”

Rian Johnson Hilariously Riffs on Agatha Christie with “Knives Out”

Agatha Christie’s estate in England has made a concerted effort over the past few years to revitalize the late, great author’s works, particularly in adaptations for the big and small screen. Kenneth Branagh and John Malkovich both rebooted Hercule Poirot in various vehicles, and the BBC produced two critically-acclaimed TV movies with And Then There […]

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“Funny With A Cheeky Sense Of Self-Awareness” Rian Johnson Discusses His Whodunit Film ‘Knives Out’

“Funny With A Cheeky Sense Of Self-Awareness” Rian Johnson Discusses His Whodunit Film ‘Knives Out’

Everybody loves a good whodunnit. How about a whydunnit? A wheredunnit? Whendunnit? Writer-director Rian Johnson embraced all four in his latest film Knives Out. Also known for Brick (2005) and Looper (2012), Johnson has served up his own kooky brand of murder mystery in Knives Out. If Agatha Christie and Angela Landsbury went on a weekend writing […]