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Philadelphia Film Festival Sets Program Including ‘Knives Out,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ ‘Waves’

The Philadelphia Film Festival has announced the program for its 28th edition, kicking off on Oct. 17 with Destin Daniel Cretton’s “Just Mercy,” starring Michael B. Jordan.Also screening on opening night are “Parasite,” “Cunningham,” “Come As You Are,” “Bikram: Yogi, Guru” and “The Lodge.”Sponsored by the Philadelphia Film Society, the festival wraps on Oct. 25 […]

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Philadelphia Film Festival Sets Program Including ‘Knives Out,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ ‘Waves’

The Philadelphia Film Festival has announced the program for its 28th edition, kicking off on Oct. 17 with Destin Daniel Cretton’s “Just Mercy,” starring Michael B. Jordan.Also screening on opening night are “Parasite,” “Cunningham,” “Come As You Are,” “Bikram: Yogi, Guru” and “The Lodge.”Sponsored by the Philadelphia Film Society, the festival wraps on Oct. 25 […]

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‘Knives Out’ Review: Rian Johnson’s Whodunnit Is a Masterful Delight | Tiff 2019

The world needs more movies like Knives Out. Writer/director Rian Johnson’s supremely entertaining whodunit is one part Agatha Christie mystery, one part Hitchcock thriller, and one part broad comedy, but every aspect of the film is executed so perfectly, with such precision, that it coalesces into a remarkable, cohesive whole. The star-studded crowdpleaser is packed […]

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‘Knives Out’ First Reactions: Tiff Goes Wild for Rian Johnson’s Murder Mystery

Rian Johnson’s Agatha Christie-inspired whodunnit “Knives Out” just made its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, and fest-goers are eating up this tale of rich people gone murderously insane. Opening November 27 from Lionsgate, “Knives Out” is written and directed by Johnson, last seen behind the camera on “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” marking […]

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‘Knives Out’ Review: Rian Johnson’s Star-Studded Whodunit is Hilarious, Clever and Endlessly Entertaining [Tiff 2019]

The game’s afoot and everyone’s a suspect in Knives Out, Rian Johnson‘s deliriously funny whodunit. It’s the most fun you’ll ever have trying to solve a murder. Gathering together a killer cast of movie stars and character actors, Johnson has crafted a film that’s both a loving homage to locked room mysteries and a giddy, […]

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Toronto: ‘Knives Out’ Duo Rian Johnson & Ram Bergman Form T-Street With Funding From Valence Media/Mrc

Exclusive: Here in Toronto for the Saturday premier of Knives Out, writer/director Rian Johnson and producer Ram Bergman have launched T-Street, an entrepreneurial new company that will generate original content for film and TV shows. The venture is fully capitalized by global media company Valence Media, and longtime picture partners Johnson and Bergman have the […]

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The IndieWire Tiff 2019 Bible: Every Review, Interview, and News Item Posted During the Festival

Lineup and Pre-Festival Announcements and NewsTiff 2019 to Open With Premiere of Music Doc ‘Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band’Tiff Reveals First Slate of 2019 Films, Including ‘Joker,’ ‘Uncut Gems,’ ‘Knives Out,’ and MoreTiff 2019 Reveals Full Canadian Lineup, Including 26 New Films and David Foster TributeTiff 2019 Announces Platform Lineup, Including New […]

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