Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Published December 28, 2022

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Film info

  • Title Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
  • Director Rian Johnson
  • Year 2022
  • Run time 2hrs 19m
  • Genres Crime, Comedy, Mystery
  • Tagline The death of the party

World-famous detective Benoit Blanc heads to Greece to peel back the layers of a mystery surrounding a tech billionaire and his eclectic crew of friends.

Live blog

Time Comment
2:00 Just pull the plug out the fax machine.
4:50 “Lionel, use your science brain.”
10:37 I love the puzzle box, how do we get one?
12:43 Very Sherlock to be falling apart between cases.
19:44 Impressive dock!
23:32 Why would you want an hourly dong? Worst idea ever!
37:00 “It’s a dangerous thing to mistake speaking without thought for speaking the truth.”
41:01 I love ‘Halle Berry’ as an exclamation.
48:53 Epic that he’s solved the murder and it’s not even happened yet.
58:46 Incredible dress on KHud.
1:06:59 Lighthouse lighting is fun.
1:15:58 “Buttress those feelings now. Buttress them.”
1:24:52 Cluedo IS a terrible game!
1:34:20 “I think you should take up drinking, you’re killing it.”
1:44:32 Dude, that was a bit Death Becomes Her for a second.
1:52:17 “WHAT IS REALITY?”
2:06:11 Disruption.


I’ve been looking forward to this and although I feel like it’s a bit of a weird time to watch a mystery movie set in the heat of summer on a Greek Island (not so festive!), I had to watch it soon after being released because of spoilers. I’m glad I had to make the effort though because it was as brilliant as expected.

The best thing about the Knives Out movies is the structure - instead of plodding along following a detective to a conclusion, you see some action, then revisit the same action with more information and then get a conclusion with all the layers you’ve been witnissing coming together. It’s fabulous.

Incredible cast, a good story that maybe doesn’t quite cover every plot hole the same way the first movie did, and lots of fun along the way including great cameos and poking fun at eccentric billionaires. Loved it.

Rating: 5 / 5

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