On top of the great sweaters and stacked cast, Knives Out filled my donut hole with cunning characters, snappy dialogue and a geniusly layered plot extravaganza. A joy.
We watch misfortune strike this family and Stephen almost doesn’t know what to make of it all. Something that Lanthimos nods to is his recent film ‘The Lobster,’ where dialogue and normal human reaction is made to appear desolate. His characters are so very modern but there is a certain way of speech that will transport us deeper into the film, but will also bother us. In many instances, people would not react the way that these characters act. It…