‘Glass Onion’ (Mostly) Delivers on Its Franchise Potential

Writer/director Rian Johnson is too clever for his own good.

The man who helped tank “Star Wars” but revived the mystery genre via “Knives Out” returns with his new muse, Daniel Craig.

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” reunites the pair for a mystery involving Big Tech, greed and the fraying bonds of friendship.

It’s a frothy affair, one perfect for our dystopian time. Except Johnson can’t leave well enough alone and he shows a weakness for ham-fisted finales.

Craig returns as Benoit Blanc, the Southern fried sleuth who apparently has a gay live-in lover. That element is introduced early and ignored, a virtue signal of the highest order.

Benoit and a group of colorful types (Agatha Christie would be proud) gather at a tech gazillionaire’s expansive retreat.

Why? Miles...

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Nov 26th 2022
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