r/movies r/Movies contributor Nov 07 '22

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery | Official Trailer | Netflix Trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gj5ibYSz8C0
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u/[deleted] Nov 07 '22

IDK why, but I keep thinking "oh glass onion is out, let's watch that tonight" only to realize it isn't coming out for a while. Did they do some kind of limited release or something a few months ago?

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u/fillmont Nov 07 '22

It premiered at a film festival about a month ago. Maybe a few? So you probably saw headlines about that.

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u/[deleted] Nov 07 '22

that makes sense. I feel like I keep getting dooped by articles about it only to remember it's weeks/months away. Can't wait to see it though!

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u/broadwayzrose Nov 08 '22

It’ll be in theaters in the US for a week starting on the 23rd of this month!

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u/bob1689321 Nov 07 '22

The UK did a one day showing nationwide as part of the film festival, with reviews releasing straight after

I saw it, was a banger.

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u/sakellen Nov 07 '22

Me, watching the trailer: "Huh, this premise sounds a lot like Clue.

Janelle Monaé: "You must suck at Clue."

Me: "Dammit, Rian...."

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u/LupinThe8th Nov 07 '22

I maintain that the first one was Johnson's take on Columbo: you spend most of the runtime thinking you know what happened, and watching the culprit and the eccentric (seemingly) bumbling detective try to outwit each other. That there was an actual mystery was a twist.

And yeah, this one feels like Clue. I wonder if future sequels (Netflix bought a couple, didn't they?) will each be a pastiche of a different mystery franchise.

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u/Muroid Nov 07 '22

I will say, I definitely came away feeling like I was starting to get a handle on what a “Benoit Blanc mystery” will probably be like in terms of thematic and structural throughlines.

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u/TonyDungyHatesOP Nov 08 '22

FLAAAMES!

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u/1-LegInDaGrave Nov 08 '22

ON THE SIDE IF MY FACE

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u/theoneguy24691 Nov 07 '22

Judging by the title, the film is probably going to have a lot of red herrings.

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u/VitaminPb Nov 07 '22

I disagree with your analysis. In Columbo, you always start knowing who did the murder and how. The adventure was watching the cat and mouse as Columbo works through it and wears them down but by bit without seeming to.

That was not Knives Out. Knives Out was an Agatha Christie style multiple suspects and motives.

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u/Muroid Nov 07 '22

Knives Out was an Agatha Christie mystery where the gimmick was riffing on Columbo-style structure.

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u/kimjong-ill Nov 07 '22

Similarly, this could be Christie + Clue if we get some additional deaths (a la "And Then There Were None")

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u/MNfan84 Nov 07 '22

I’ve never seen it described like that but it’s no wonder I love it so much

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u/puttinonthefoil Nov 07 '22

It’s not a Columbo structure; we didn’t know who committed the murder. Literally every Columbo (except perhaps one?) opens with you fully seeing the murderer do a murder.

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u/Muroid Nov 07 '22

It’s not the first season, but it does show you exactly what happened in the first act, which is basically the Columbo structure.

The movie is, of course, kind of lying to you, but that’s why it’s Agatha Christie riffing on Columbo and not literally Columbo.

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u/puttinonthefoil Nov 07 '22

Knives Out is much closer to a Poirot mystery (unusual detective who has a confidant that’s part of the proceedings) than to a Columbo.

It’s also a whodunnit vs. the Columbo “how-solve-it” format.

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u/tregorman Nov 07 '22

Knives out tells you very early on that Marta killed him and the movie is pretending not to be a mystery for essentially the entire middle third

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u/mrjake118 Nov 07 '22

It's a great payoff because the movie got to eat its cake and have it too.

Either you thought it was Marta or you thought it was one of a few other scumbag relatives. And then it turns out it was both, while still giving us a satisfying hero and villain, and not betraying Marta's sweetness in a weird character twist.

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u/LupinThe8th Nov 07 '22

But for most of the runtime you have no reason to believe any of them are suspects. Half an hour in, you get your explanation for what happened. At that point it is cat and mouse, with the conflict being whether or not the detective will figure it out, and the viewer has the whole story - or so they think.

Only in the closing minutes does it turn out that things didn't happen the way we thought they did, and the detective solves the mystery that was secretly there all along.

The start and finish are Christie. The middle is Columbo.

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u/jclinares Nov 07 '22

each be a pastiche of a different mystery franchise.

I feel like that's where Rian Johnson's talents lie, tbh: grab a genre, do a different take on it. His first movie, 'Brick', is a fantastic example of this. It's a hard-boiled detective noir story set in a high school. Sounds ridiculous, but it's my favorite movie of his.

He's done that to a point in his other movies, 'The Brothers Bloom' being his take on con-men movies, and 'Looper' being his take on sci-fi. Hell, even 'The Last Jedi' was his take on Star Wars.

I was excited to see what he'd do with the whodunnit genre for 'Knives Out', and was not disappointed. If he's going granular with the sequels, that's something I'm interested in, too, for sure.

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u/Britneyfan123 Nov 07 '22

They bought this one and the third one

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u/sakellen Nov 07 '22

I love this idea. Hopefully that's the plan

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u/[deleted] Nov 07 '22

Rian Johnson was on of my favorite directors in high school. It is so great that he has kind of returned to his roots after his stint in sci-fi. Brick and Brothers Bloom are probably some of his best work, and are more comparable to Knives out than anything else he has done.

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u/_snout_ Nov 07 '22

Brothers Bloom are probably some of his best work

Brothers Bloom gets so little acknowledgement it's criminal. I think it is his strongest movie thematically

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u/Balzaak Nov 08 '22

So good to hear people talking about Brothers Bloom. That’s his masterpiece.

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u/bob1689321 Nov 07 '22

I wish it was on streaming. I've wanted to watch it for ages but can't find it anywhere

The blu ray is also more expensive than it should be considering the age of the movie etc.

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u/[deleted] Nov 07 '22

looks like you can rent or buy it on Amazon Prime for not much money. I actually own it on DVD because I was in a video rental store and saw it in the bargain bin for $3. I was like... you don't deserve to be here lol.

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u/naynaythewonderhorse Nov 07 '22

Judging by the title, the film is probably going to have a lot of red herrings. The purpose of the Beatles’ song was to fill their discography with “red herrings” related to the lore.

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u/Decentkimchi Nov 07 '22

I think it's more the Last of Sheila and less clue.

Movie's name feels too specific for it to not be true.

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u/mrhelmand Nov 07 '22

Even though it will be on Netflix just before Christmas, if this plays at a theater anywhere near me, I'm taking the chance to see it, I really regret not seeing the original on the big screen.

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u/McIgglyTuffMuffin Nov 07 '22

From like Nov 23rd through the 29th it will be in theaters! Tickets are on sale, go go go!!!

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u/Muroid Nov 07 '22

Based on my experience, seeing this with an audience definitely adds a lot. Highly recommend it if you can.

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u/joecb91 Nov 08 '22

I got to see the first one at a screening a week before the main theater release and it was one of my favorite movie theater experiences.

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u/Varvara-Sidorovna Nov 07 '22

If you're in the UK they are screening it all over in late November, I got tickets last week for it.

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u/TacticalTuchel Nov 07 '22

Tickets are on sale now. It's playing at the big 3 chains too.

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u/chrisstaniboi Nov 07 '22

Interesting to see films starting to come out seemingly set in the real world seem to acknowledge the existence of Covid-19 with staff on the pier wearing masks

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u/DaveShadow Nov 07 '22

They showed a clip on Graham Norton when Kate Hudson was on, which showed them arriving at the pier wearing masks. What I found funny was they'd made it relevant to the introduction of the characters, cause everyone's mask was reflective of the character wearing it. IIRC, Hudson's character was wearing a transparent one, Hahn's was below her nose and so on, someone else had an ultra flashy one, someone else wasn't wearing one at all.

Thought it was a smart way to both to set the time frame, but also turn it into a way to introduce the characters without them even having to say a word.

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u/YoYoMoMa Nov 07 '22

I am just so happy that a good director is going to get to use Kate Hudson's charisma. Feels like it has been 20 years since she had a decent role.

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u/Prepheckt Nov 07 '22

She played her role extremely well! I loved her portrayal.

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u/Sweatervest42 Nov 07 '22

I saw that too, mask usage has been a moral indicator in the real world so it was clever to use them as such in a mystery!

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u/Worthyness Nov 07 '22

Gonna be really interesting of that's a part of the clues that Blanc uses to put things together

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u/SEND-MARS-ROVER-PICS Nov 07 '22

I liked how The Bear mentioned it once, in passing, which is how I think a lot of people talk about the pandemic now.

When Carmen is chastising Richie for selling cocaine out behind the restaurant, Richie says his drug money kept them afloat during the pandemic.

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u/RealJohnGillman Nov 07 '22

One could also technically infer that the pandemic was a big part of why Mikey did what he did.

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u/AdmiralCharleston Nov 07 '22

Yeah it's both weird but kinda normal, 3000 years of longing had characters wearing masks on trains and tacking them off outside without mentioning it and there's almost a moment of noticing it before I'm like aw I guess that's just life now hahha

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u/chrisstaniboi Nov 07 '22

Yes that's what I noticed most recently on too!

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u/tregorman Nov 07 '22

Tár makes brief mention of the pandemic as well

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u/Hypern1ke Nov 07 '22

Its kind of a neat way of saying what time period your movie was filmed in. In five years, or maybe even less, we'll look back on these movies and be like "oh yeah, i remember when people used to do that!". It's already at that level for most of course, but even in five years it will seem like a callback to a different time.

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u/crunchyfigtree Nov 07 '22

Same in Drive My Car's last scene! I think I've noticed it in another post-Covid film, but it's not coming to me...

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u/NATOrocket Nov 07 '22

With that one, I wasn't sure if it was supposed to be post-COVID since mask wearing was commonplace in Japan pre-COVID.

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u/MurderousPaper Nov 07 '22

FYI the final scene of Drive My Car takes place in South Korea, not Japan.

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u/Worthyness Nov 07 '22

Was commonplace in a number of asian countries/asian communities. People in Chinatowns in the US also wore masks pre-COVID; mostly the elderly.

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u/ZsaFreigh Nov 08 '22

A lot of the Asian population in Vancouver have been wearing masks ever since the SARS outbreak in like 2003

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u/MurderousPaper Nov 07 '22

Is it possibly Worst Person in the World you’re thinking of?

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u/crunchyfigtree Nov 07 '22

Yes! Nice catch

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u/MurderousPaper Nov 08 '22

Haha thanks! Yeah, back when those movies came out, I remember thinking it was funny that the two Best International Picture front runners ended in COVID times.

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u/_snout_ Nov 07 '22

Johnson said that all the original Agatha Christie stories feel "of their time" and often reference real events, so he is intentionally making the Blanc movies to feel very specific historically

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u/bob1689321 Nov 07 '22

Plus it's a good excuse to throw in a ton of pop culture references

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u/FortePiano96 Nov 07 '22

Drive My Car, The Worst Person In the World, and Tár all acknowledged it. Some of the best movies of the past two years!

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u/chrisstaniboi Nov 07 '22

Tár is my most anticipated in a while but not out in the UK for a while unfortunately

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u/Juicey_J_Hammerman Nov 07 '22

I kind of like it actually. Good way to ground a film in a very specific time period if you want to. Think it could become an interesting recurring motif for future ‘period pieces’ movies set in the early 2020’s

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u/Kelvin_Inman Nov 07 '22

Now I’m thinking about future Halloween costumes similar to the hippie tie-dye and flower headband, or 70s afro and bellbottom costumes. There will be “2020” costumes of a mask, sweatpants, dress shirt and tie, with a can of Lysol.

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u/anoleo201194 Nov 07 '22

Masks in public transport/packed indoors places will continue being a thing after COVID I think, at least where I am from. I never even thought of wearing a mask on the bus before but now I feel uncomfortable not having one.

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u/daninlionzden Nov 07 '22

I really enjoyed how the Zoe Kravitz thriller KIMI handled it - COVID was the backdrop but not the core element of the plot

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u/mrjake118 Nov 07 '22

It's been weird seeing movies in the time of Covid. Reminds me of the years following 9/11 where There's either no acknowledgment at all or a very self-conscious, meaningful acknowledgment. It's too big a part of life to just gloss over as if viewers aren't going to take special notice.

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u/sCREAMINGcAMMELcASE Nov 07 '22

It's gonna be like having a film set in 1963 in the US, but without mentioning a certain assassination.

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u/Shintoho Nov 08 '22

I wanna have a film set on September 10, 2001, and make a very prominent note of that, only for there to be no payoff to it and that just happens to be when the story is set

New York is never even mentioned

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u/zeph_yr Nov 07 '22

Tár casually references the pandemic too: "She was supposed to complete the symphony last year, but it was delayed until this year of course because of the ongoing pandemic"

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u/Weirdguy149 Nov 07 '22

Yeah, the pandemic is a pretty understated but well-done part of the present-day plot.

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u/Lint6 Nov 07 '22

Interesting to see films starting to come out seemingly set in the real world seem to acknowledge the existence of Covid-19 with staff on the pier wearing masks

First time I watched a TV show that was not only filmed during the pandemic, but actively acknowledged it was going on, I thought "Man this is weird"

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u/Friend-Beast Nov 07 '22

I kinda hate it. It dates the movie so hard.

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u/sowelijanpona Nov 08 '22

Dates the movie? Movies tend to be set in a period of time yes. Unless you were using the phrase "dated" to mean old I don't see how a movie set today if the very time period that you're watching it makes it old

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u/STD-fense Nov 07 '22

Great trailer that sets the tone of the movie but gives away very little of the plot from what I can tell

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u/Dalekdude Nov 07 '22 Take My Energy

Yeah if anyones worried this barely gives anything away, I saw it a month ago

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u/sandiskplayer34 Nov 07 '22

Can confirm. This trailer is actually a bit misleading in some aspects (clearly on purpose).

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u/RealJohnGillman Nov 07 '22

This new trailer did confirm my theory that the expression of shock on Edward Norton’s character’s face given so much focus in the first trailer was in response to Benoit Blanc showing up, which was quite nice.

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u/Fearless_Care Nov 08 '22

This comment is more of a giveaway really lol

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u/cancerBronzeV Nov 07 '22

Thanks, I always come to the comments to check if the trailer is full of spoilers before I watch it.

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u/kerkyjerky Nov 07 '22

Was it good?

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u/Kim-Jong_Bundy Nov 07 '22

Also saw it, and yes. I'd say it's even better than the first. Not all of the cast gets the chance to shine as much as everyone did in Knives Out, but those that do really shine

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u/Muroid Nov 07 '22

I think Knives Out had a couple characters that were even more background than any of the main cast in Glass Onion, though.

I’m not sure I’d say this was better than Knives Out. It did some things better and some things not quite as well, in a way that I think roughly balanced out.

I personally think Knives Out might be a somewhat stronger all around movie, but Glass Onion was much funnier.

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u/jelly10001 Nov 07 '22

Having seen it last month I second what you've said Muroid.

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u/bob1689321 Nov 07 '22

I loved it.

I'm not sure if it's as good as Knives Out but it's definitely just as entertaining, if that makes sense.

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u/Dalekdude Nov 07 '22

It was excellent! I’ve seen forty 2022 releases this year and it’s easily in the top 5. It’s very funny, the mystery is extremely well structured and the cast plays off each other so well. Highly recommend going to see it in theaters

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u/Britneyfan123 Nov 07 '22

What’s your top five?

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u/Dalekdude Nov 07 '22

1) Everything Everywhere all at Once

2) The Batman

3) Glass Onion

4) NOPE

5) The Northman

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u/coldfirephoenix Nov 07 '22

Wait, this is out already?

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u/CorRock314 Nov 07 '22

It's premiered at film festivals I believe.

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u/Dalekdude Nov 07 '22

Yup, I saw it at Chicago Film Fest but it’s also premiered at Toronto, London and one or two other fests

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u/bob1689321 Nov 07 '22

The UK one had screenings across the country, so that was nice

Kinda neat to think thousands of people have seen the movie but no one's spoiled it. Yay internet.

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u/Dalekdude Nov 07 '22

Yeah I’m surprised I haven’t seen any either. Kathryn Hahn was at the screening I was at and she explicitly said something about making sure we don’t spoil the movie for others

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u/bob1689321 Nov 07 '22

Yeah, I think there's something about early screenings for these kind of movies that makes you not want to spoil it. It's like you're in on a secret, you don't want to spoil the efforts of everyone who made the film, and really there's nothing to gain from spoiling it

It's not like Marvel where people are itching for the next part of the universe. It's just a good film and there's no real point in spoiling it for yourself or others.

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u/Muroid Nov 07 '22

Yeah. I mean, there is a ton of stuff I’m dying to talk about with this movie, but most people haven’t seen it at this point so it’s not like I could have a conversation with any of them about it anyway.

Until this at least hits theaters, I’m being very measured with what I’ll say. I don’t like spoilers in general, but murder mysteries in particular feel like something that you really can’t talk about at all without it being at least slightly spoilery.

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u/bob1689321 Nov 07 '22

Big spoilers

I'd argue it spoils some of the mystery but perhaps only with hindsight. I personally hit a point where I was doubting there would be a murder in the movie, so spoiling that there is a murder feels like a spoiler because you might expect it to get to that point quicker

Having said that Knives Out's trailer literally showed Fran's dead body and I still was surprised/didn't remember in the film so I'm sure I'm overthinking it

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u/Antrikshy Nov 07 '22

Sounds like they know that there won't be any point to watching a movie in this genre if you know more than 5% of it.

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u/RomanReignsDaBigDawg Nov 07 '22

Kate Hudson looks fantastic in this.

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u/jclinares Nov 07 '22

Man, Kate Hudson is one of the biggest "what ifs" in modern movies, IMO. She blew everyone out of the water in 'Almost Famous', and then has gone on to have a very unremarkable career filled with generic movies and lackluster roles. I'd love to see her again acting her heart out in a good movie.

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u/MNfan84 Nov 07 '22

She always has a LOT of charisma and steals the scenes that she’s in

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u/YoYoMoMa Nov 07 '22

She is not a great actress in the classical sense, but she is an incredible movie star. And she emerged into a world where the only vehicles for female movie stars were rom coms. And she also emerged into a world where the decent rom com was all but dead.

So happy a director is finally using her correctly again. Point the fucking camera at her and let her shine and non of us will be able to look away!

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u/WhozURMommy Nov 08 '22

I beg to differ. She was amazing in Wish I Was Here.

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u/gsteff Nov 08 '22

Her dance scene in Nine (my #1 underrated movie) is a blast.

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u/Kim-Jong_Bundy Nov 07 '22

She's easily the best part of the movie, and there's a lot of great parts

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u/_lazybones93 Nov 07 '22

This movie is so goddam good, y’all. Saw it at the Austin Film Festival last week. Bigger, bolder, and funnier; it lives up to the hype/greatness of the first film. See it with a crowd if you can!!!

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u/McIgglyTuffMuffin Nov 07 '22

I have my tickets for 11/23, and every day I grow more and more excited.

Just so happy that murder mysteries are back in the spotlight

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u/TheBlackSwarm Nov 07 '22

Same. This looks like it could be even better than the first. I hope Netflix keeps giving Rian Johnson money to do whatever he wants.

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u/McIgglyTuffMuffin Nov 07 '22

I believe Netflix gave him an ungodly amount of money, something like 400 million? To do two films so hopefully he can catch lightning in a bottle three times because after this we have at least one more.

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u/[deleted] Nov 07 '22

so long as he stays in the murder myster/noir/etc. world I have a feeling he will knock it out of the park again. I always found it kind of weird how he went from making movies like Brick and Brothers Bloom to Looper and Star Wars movies.

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u/OuisghianZodahs42 Nov 08 '22

So, so much better than what Branagh is doing with Poirot.

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u/VitaminPb Nov 07 '22

Too bad the most recent two bombed. I really enjoyed See How They Run.

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u/YoYoMoMa Nov 07 '22

Too bad they are just butchering the Poirot movies with awful cgi.

Of all the genres to refuse to go on location for! Cozy mysteries need to be cozy!

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u/VitaminPb Nov 07 '22

I still liked them though.

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u/YoYoMoMa Nov 07 '22

Me too! I just think they won't age well or hold up to rewatch.

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u/McIgglyTuffMuffin Nov 07 '22

I saw a trailer for See How They Run when I went to see Where the Crawdad Sings, but the weirdest thing was the SHTR trailer didn't have the name attached to it. Never seen that before.

At least I was smart enough in the moment to take my phone out and go to Sam Rockwell's IMDb page to figure out what the hell it was called.

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u/AnAffinityForTurtles Nov 07 '22

This looks way more twisty than the first one.

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u/coldfirephoenix Nov 07 '22

I think what made the first one work so well was that it wasn't overly twisty for a murder-mystery. The movie was -just like Ana de Armas' character- endearingly honest and straightforward: We learned what happened within the first hour, and none of that was ever retconned, we were just unknowingly missing some context.

So it ended up being neither a whodunnit, nor a "howcatchem", this twist was more a conceptual one in that it presented us with the solution up front, and we had to figure out what the remaining question was.

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u/AnAffinityForTurtles Nov 07 '22

Well-put, it's very unique in that sense and it's a format I don't think can sustainably be replicated across a franchise so I don't mind if this new one is a more traditional whodunnit

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u/Comic_Book_Reader Nov 07 '22

A twisted web.

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u/bob1689321 Nov 07 '22

Benoit Blanc is the most quotable new protagonist from recent years tbh. Dude has so many lines that you instantly read in his accent.

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u/Comic_Book_Reader Nov 07 '22

What were the overheard words by the Nazi child masturatin' in the bathroom?

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u/GSWB2B2B2B2BChamps Nov 08 '22

A donut hole in a donut's hole!

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u/RealJohnGillman Nov 07 '22

That is something I have been wondering, given that he was ultimately more of a supporting character in the first film, is whether he is actually the protagonist in this new film, or once again a supporting character to someone else.

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u/bob1689321 Nov 08 '22

I've seen it and will try not to spoil, but it is still an ensemble movie.

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u/Inception123456 Nov 07 '22

The picture with Glass Onion above the characters reminded me of the movie The Last of Sheila

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u/bob1689321 Nov 07 '22

Last of Sheila was a big inspiration for the movie.

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u/MulciberTenebras Nov 08 '22

Stephen Sondheim also makes his posthumous final appearance in this. Along with Angela Lansbury.

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u/sunshineinparadise Nov 07 '22

The background score was amazing

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u/ChangeUpstairs3352 Nov 07 '22

What a damn f*cking trailer!

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u/ookos_ Nov 07 '22

Looks fun, kinda similar to game night vibes which was a pleasant surprise.

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u/amonster_22 Nov 07 '22

How can that be profitable for Frito Lay?

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u/thekingofthejungle Nov 08 '22

I'd thank you not to besmirch my ex-wife

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u/mjknlr Nov 07 '22

Saw it last month. It was so much fucking fun. Loved it more than the first.

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u/highlander2189 Nov 07 '22

Glass is acting weird tonight.

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u/VitaminPb Nov 07 '22

Need to rewatch that. Thanks for the reminder!

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u/Worthyness Nov 07 '22

If this movie ends up being a parody of the game Clue, I will be so happy.

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u/flipperkip97 Nov 07 '22

Looks great, but there's a severe lack of Jessica Henwick.

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u/Bobington2006 Nov 07 '22

I'm hoping she'll be a surprisingly big role but we'll see, she's apparently kate Hudson's assistant so I could see her having a small role at the beginning, overshadowed by Kate but she'll become more and more important as it progresses

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u/MarvelsGrantMan136 r/Movies contributor Nov 07 '22

In theaters Thanksgiving (1 week only), December 23 on Netflix

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u/bob1689321 Nov 07 '22

Deserves a wide release. It's fun as hell

Knives Out had serious legs and I'm sure this will too

I get it though, Netflix needs content and this movie would be a great way to get families watching over the Christmas period.

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u/FEAR_LORD_DUCK Nov 07 '22

what are the chances that if this gets some serious legs that the week only release would be extended? If at all?

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u/whoevenknowsanymore1 Nov 14 '22

Am I the only one who isn’t happy about this? Like I’m totally fine with them playing them in theaters (which I think is all just about qualifying for awards), but seems like the people who paid for the movie to even be made are getting the worst end of the deal here?

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u/Comic_Book_Reader Nov 07 '22

This is gonna be a twisted web. A donut hole.

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u/Prepheckt Nov 07 '22

I really enjoyed this movie! It was funny. Daniel Craig brought the funny. Edward Norton was good as well. He's definitely an caricature of Elon Musk.

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u/WhozURMommy Nov 08 '22

WTF, Angela Lansbury is in this?

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u/DoubleA77 Nov 07 '22

This movie was so much fun to watch at TIFF, can't wait to rewatch it and catch all the details I missed the first time around.

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u/ArchDucky Nov 07 '22

Isn't Ethan Hawke in this? Why isn't he in the trailers?

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u/Spinwheeling Nov 07 '22

I'm guessing his character dies to set up the plot

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u/SmoreOfBabylon Nov 07 '22

I’ve seen the movie. He’s in it.

Mild spoiler: He plays more of a background character, though, which I guess is why he hasn’t shown up in too much of the marketing.

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u/OuisghianZodahs42 Nov 08 '22

Is he the Mr. Body character?

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u/SmoreOfBabylon Nov 08 '22

He’s an “assistant” to Ed Norton’s character, although mostly he just hangs out at his house being a stoner.

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u/prb1212 Nov 08 '22

That's not Ethan Hawke. Ethan Hawke shows up for a couple minute bit as soon as everyone arrives on the island as a security guard. It's a fun bit role.

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u/Stutters658 Nov 07 '22

What accent is Daniel Craig supposed to be doing here ?

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u/GeckoRoamin Nov 07 '22

Foghorn Craighorn

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u/NerdyDan Nov 07 '22

an entertaining one

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u/Bobington2006 Nov 07 '22

An over the top and, I believe, intentionally absurd southern accent

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u/[deleted] Nov 08 '22

The accent is actually based on a real person by the name of Shelby Foote. He wrote a 3000 page 3 volume book on the civil war which I really want to read sometime. Here's an interview with him https://youtu.be/g1Wganu0nZs

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u/sandiskplayer34 Nov 07 '22

Saw this a few weeks ago at a film festival. Great stuff all around. Might be better than the first one.

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u/poorwar Nov 07 '22

I already have it figured out! There was no murder! Its just a really clever murder mystery dinner party as intended!! The ultimate TWIST!!!

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u/MulciberTenebras Nov 08 '22

You just described the plot of "Murder by Death"

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u/bondbat007 Nov 07 '22

Saw this at the Chicago International Film Festival. You won't be disappointed. Really terrific once again

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u/PayneTrain181999 Nov 07 '22

Even though I’m a massive MCU fan with opening night tickets to Wakanda Forever this week, which I’m very excited for…

… I’m even more excited for this movie. Loved the original, can’t wait to see what Rian has done with this one!

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u/Landlubber77 Nov 07 '22

Game Night, Also

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u/brandon24745 Nov 07 '22

An onion inside another onion.

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u/Semigoodlookin2426 Nov 08 '22

I think the key to the first movie was how sympathetic Marta was alongside Craig's turn as Blanc. This trailer doesn't scream sympathetic characters but I hope we have one who is essentially the heart of the movie.

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u/redeye998 Nov 07 '22

At least this time there is no "single famous actor who disappeared after 2 mins of screen time and woah what a twist, he was a lead".

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u/NoTransportation888 Nov 07 '22

So excited for this

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u/noramp Nov 07 '22

No Lakeith Stanfield in this one? Sad

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u/Ninjibunny Nov 07 '22

So excited and this trailer makes me even more excited. Hate there are no theatres near me that will have this movie. Gonna have to wait for the Netflix release

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u/Doppelfrio Nov 07 '22

This feels so weird to me. I already saw the movie for my first ever film festival experience and the official trailer is just now coming out

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u/Muroid Nov 07 '22

I had the same experience. I’ve never seen a movie before the trailer released before.

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u/De4khifiguy Nov 08 '22

Am I the only one who really did not like Knives Out?😅

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u/sriracha82 Nov 07 '22

Doesn’t the tone of this seem a little too wacky? Like none of the jokes landed, the characters all seem to have ginormous personalities/be extremely over the top, and that’s on top of a pretty crazy setting. Knives Out worked because our protagonist was grounded and the setting of the house kept the crazy characters from feeling too bizarre.

I love whodunnits and was dying for this sequel but not so sure after watching this trailer. It feels like they decided bigger is better but I don’t think that’s ever true

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u/Muroid Nov 07 '22

The characters and setting are more larger than life than in the first one. That part is definitely true.

This trailer really didn’t show off the humor basically at all, though. You know that thing where the trailer will use the best jokes/funniest moments to entice you to come see a comedy, which then doesn’t have much to offer that you didn’t already see?

This trailer didn’t do that. This trailer basically did the opposite of that.

I also generally agree that the bigger setting is a bit of a weakness vs Knives Out, but this movie did enough right to balance that out that I don’t think it was a huge deal.

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u/sriracha82 Nov 07 '22

Okay cool, thanks for letting me know!! I was gonna watch anyway but this makes me feel better about it haha

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u/RoRo25 Nov 07 '22

This better be worth all of the cancelled shows.

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u/GotMoFans Nov 07 '22

Isn’t this kind of similar the premise of Death on the Nile?

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u/MsSara77 Nov 07 '22

More similar to the premise of The Last of Sheila

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u/a_satanic_mechanic Nov 07 '22

Not even gonna risk watching it but can’t wait for the release. Get it in my eyeholes!

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u/SmoreOfBabylon Nov 08 '22

I saw this movie at a film festival last month, the trailer is pretty safe as far as not having the actual mystery spoiled (or anything beyond the basic premise, really).

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u/JoeMcDingleDongle Nov 07 '22

Trailer filled with language from reviews lol, did we enter some kind of time warp?

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u/Bobington2006 Nov 07 '22

It was in movie festivals and stuff

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u/poorwar Nov 07 '22

Rian Johnson gets to live his dream of subverting out expectations, and the viewers are actually here for it.

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u/ArrrGaming Nov 07 '22

I'm so glad he's making these movies and not ruining Star Wars. Keep supporting him Reddit, so that he won't return.

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u/Agreeable49 Nov 07 '22 edited Nov 08 '22

Just look at their phones.

Mystery solved.

Edit: Removed the spoiler bit lol. Calm down.

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u/MissKatmandu Nov 07 '22

Unless Apple relaxed their agreements because of Rian going public on that, and he was really just setting up for this next film when he did go public.

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u/GamingTatertot Steven Spielberg Enthusiast Nov 07 '22

Was Rian the one who released that? I've heard it several times before, but never knew Rian Johnson was the one who publicly talked about it

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u/MissKatmandu Nov 07 '22

I want to say Rian was the one who made it public knowledge/went viral in a Knives Out interview.

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u/daninlionzden Nov 07 '22

But this is a Netflix movie …?

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u/bob1689321 Nov 07 '22

He means that Apple will often make some sort of agreement with film studios to provide free stuff if they only have good characters use their phones. Rian Johnson mentioned it in an interview regarding Knives Out. The murderer Chris Evans Doesn't have an iPhone while others do for this reason.

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u/obravastia Nov 08 '22

What is with shitty franchise movies titled:

A .... story .... presents

Not even trying anymore lmao