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Glass Onion: Daniel Craig & Rian Johnson Call Steven Spielberg a Modern Master

In 2019, writer and director Rian Johnson wowed audiences with his star-studded whodunnit, Knives Out, starring Daniel Craig as the southern aristocratic Detective Benoit Blanc, earning the filmmaker his first Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Now, the duo return in an all-new modern mystery, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, that features an entirely […]

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Knives Out Is the Perfect Pre-Thanksgiving Film

While viewers hopefully can’t identify with plotting to murder their family’s patriarch, Knives Out is full of plenty of dysfunctional family dynamics that most can, regrettably, relate to. Whether it’s overtly clashing personality types or subtle passive-aggressive digs, the Thrombeys are a reminder of why many dread family gatherings, which makes the whodunit the perfect […]

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‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’ Trailer: Rian Johnson Returns With A New Benoit Blanc Whodunnit

The murder mystery is a subgenre that has experienced a significant renaissance in the last few years. And much of that is due to writer/director Rian Johnson who seemingly singlehandedly revitalized the genre with his commercial and critical smash hit “Knives Out” in 2019. The whodunnit allows filmmakers to gather a large cast with exuberant […]

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‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’ Trailer: The Bodies Pile Up in Benoit Blanc’s New Whodunnit

The knives — and detective Benoit Blanc — are ready to come out this Thanksgiving. The full-length trailer for “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” has been released by Netflix.The film is a followup to Rian Johnson’s 2019 box office hit “Knives Out,” a whodunnit murder mystery throwback starring Daniel Craig as Blanc, a brilliant […]

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Three Pines: Everything We Know So Far

Audiences of every age level sure do love a good mystery. The idea of following likable characters in solving a mystery gives the illusion that the audience members are putting the pieces together alongside them, and that’s a narrative device that can easily be translated into a variety of mediums, be it video games, films, […]

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Natasha Lyonne Is on the Case in Rian Johnson’s ‘Poker Face’ Trailer

One month after the second “Knives Out” film premieres on Netflix, Rian Johnson is bringing his brand of whodunnit to television. The director’s upcoming series “Poker Face” is set to premiere January 26, 2023, on Peacock, the streamer announced Wednesday.The mystery-of-the-week series stars “Russian Doll” Emmy nominee Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale, a private investigator […]

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Rian Johnson and ‘Glass Onion’ cast talk theatrical release, relevance and Angela Lansbury

”I’m really grateful Netflix has stepped up [with a theatrical release]”, said Johnson.Rian Johnson, writer and director of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, expressed his delight Netflix is giving a theatrical release, including one week of exclusivity, in the US and UK in November, at the press conference ahead of the film’s gala screening […]

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‘Glass Onion’ Gets One-Week Theatrical Sneak Preview, Netflix to Screen Film in 600 U.S. Theaters

Rian Johnson’s highly-anticipated “Knives Out” sequel will first debut in theaters after all.While Netflix previously teased that “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” would play “in select theaters on a to-be-announced date,” the streamer has announced that the movie will hit theaters for a “special sneak preview” over Thanksgiving, a full month before it launches […]

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What Killed ‘Blonde’ at Netflix? The Gerard Butler Did It

Few Netflix originals have received as much advance press and social media attention than Andrew Dominik’s “Blonde,” his adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ novel about Marilyn Monroe starring Ana de Armas. It would have been surprising had it not immediately risen to #1 on the streamer’s top 10 movie list — and it did. That […]

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