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KNIVES OUT
Blu-ray review by David Blackwell

DETAILS: 130 minutes, deleted scenes, audio commentary, making-of documentary, featurettes, theatrical trailers, TV ad, viral videos, digital copy
VIDEO: 1.85:1 (Anamorphic Widescreen) 1080p High Definition
AUDIO: English Dolby Atmos, English Descriptive Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
Subtitles: English, English SDH, French, Spanish

STUDIO: Lionsgate/ MRC/ T-Street
RELEASE DATE: 2-25-2020
KNIVES OUT is an entertaining and funny murder mystery. Daniel Craig is wonderful as private detective Benoit while Ana de Armas plays a wonderful foil as Harlan Thrombey's nurse Maria. Harlan's family is full of despicable family members including trust fund kid Harlan (fantastically played by Chris Evans). Crime author Harlan Thrombey seems to be the only decent one in his family. Benoit is mysteriously brought in to investigate with the police when Harlan seems to have committed suicide, but Benoit suspects he was murdered. The movie reveals the backstory through flashbacks and it is delightful puzzle piece mystery. I'm glad a sequel to KNIVES OUT is getting made. If you have sour feelings for writer/ director Rian Johnson over STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI which divided the fan base, I can say Rian Johnson is better at working in his own playground of ideas instead of trying to make a splash in someone else's.

SPECIAL FEATURES:
MAKING A MURDER (Making-of documentary):
PREMEDITATION: INSPIRATIONS & ORIGIN
GATHERING THE SUSPECTS: THE CAST
DRESSED TO KILL: COSTUME DESIGN
THE SCENE OF THE CRIME: PRODUCTION & DESIGN
VISUAL CLUES: CINEMATOGRAPHY
PUTTING THE CLUES TOGETHER: EDITING
MUSIC TO KILL FOR: MUSIC & SOUND
DENOUEMENT: WHODUNIT?

Two deleted scenes
RIAN JOHNSON: PLANNING THE PERFECT MURDER
DIRECTOR & CAST Q&A
MARKETING GALLERY- three theatrical trailers, TV ad, MEET THE THROMBEYS Viral Ads (THROMBEY REAL ESTATE, BLOOD LIKE WINE PUBLISHING, FLAM)
Audio Commentary with writer/ director Rian Johnson, Director of Photography Steve Yedlin, and Actor Noah Segan
In-Theater commentary with Rian Johnson

Digital copy of the movie

FINAL ANALYSIS: KNIVES OUT is a great murder mystery with a spectacular cast. The making-of documentary is the best extra on the disc and worth watching if you want to know more about how it was made.

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