After Dark: Rian Johnson Peels Back The Layers on 'Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery'

Jan 20, 2023, 01:30 PM

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In this special episode of The Filmcast: After Dark, writer/director Rian Johnson returns to the podcast to troll David Chen and also to discuss the making of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. We delve into topics such as:

  • Why Johnson chose this particular mystery for Benoit Blanc to tackle
  • Major deleted scenes/plotlines
  • How Johnson structured the story¬†
  • How the look of the final shot was achieved
  • Why the movie has the subtitle A Knives Out Mystery
  • And much more!
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