Rian Johnson

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Poker Face review: Natasha Lyonne is magnetic in whodunnit series
The detective series from Knives Out writer Rian Johnson puts a refreshing twist on the mystery-of-the-week structure

Adrian Horton

26, Jan, 2023 @8:44 PM

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The 50 best films of 2022 in the UK
The No 1 film is a stunning directorial debut, one of the finest cinematic moments of any year – see which other movies you may have missed

22, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘If Agatha Christie was writing now, there’d be a tech billionaire’: Daniel Craig and the stars of Knives Out on the new age of whodunnits
It was the slowburn hit of 2019 that revived murder mysteries for the big screen. Now Knives Out is back with another killer cast – who talk dressing up, their festive plans and the Mafia fiend among them

Rebecca Nicholson

17, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery review – Daniel Craig’s drawling detective is back
Benoit Blanc returns, with a cast of A-listers from Edward Norton to Janelle Monáe, in Rian Johnson’s ingenious new whodunnit romp

Peter Bradshaw

23, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery review – crisply mischievous sequel
Daniel Craig is back as the ace detective in Rian Johnson’s expertly crafted whodunnit, set on the private island of Edward Norton’s billionaire doofus

Wendy Ide

19, Nov, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Toronto film festival 2022 roundup – Spielberg, Mendes and a deep, joyous love of cinema
Steven Spielberg and Sam Mendes offered paeans to the silver screen, Viola Davis dazzled as a gung-ho warrior and Daniel Craig brought the house down

Wendy Ide

17, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery review – sequel has more bang for buck but blunter weapon
Toronto film festival: Rian Johnson’s entertaining follow-up brings back Daniel Craig and the same, if less potent, cocktail of twists and mystery

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

11, Sep, 2022 @6:32 AM

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Steven Spielberg, Viola Davis and Daniel Craig head to Toronto film festival
Star-packed lineup, including Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain and Harry Styles, greets full return of event after Covid disruption

Benjamin Lee

08, Sep, 2022 @6:13 AM

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The Star Wars sequel trilogy was a galactic mess. Who should take the blame?
Rian Johnson has defended his contribution to the incoherent series – and he’s right: it wasn’t his fault they were an incoherent failure

Ben Child

02, Sep, 2022 @4:24 PM

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Killer comeback: the big-star Hollywood whodunnit is back again
The success of Knives Out and Murder on the Orient Express has led to a full-throated return of the keep-em-guessing murder mystery

Guy Lodge

10, Feb, 2022 @7:02 AM

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Taika Waititi 'invited to work on new Star Wars film'
Jojo Rabbit director Waititi has been approached by Lucasfilm to join the franchise, according to the Hollywood Reporter

Andrew Pulver

17, Jan, 2020 @11:27 AM

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker review – may the ninth be with you…
JJ Abrams proves a safe pair of hands in this crowd-pleasing but unadventurous finale to the latest trilogy of the space opera

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

22, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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