ALL THE OLD KNIVES First Reactions – No Spoilers

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ALL THE OLD KNIVES First Reactions – No Spoilers

Listen as Dan, Tom, and Vicky share their first reactions of the movie ALL THE OLD KNIVES. Is it worth a watch? This is a no-spoiler discussion.

The espionage movie ALL THE OLD KNIVES, was released April 8, 2022, in the US on Amazon Prime Video.   In this movie, two CIA agents and ex-lovers (Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton) are brought back together years after a failed rescue attempt – and forced to blur the lines between profession and passion in this deeply riveting tale of global espionage, moral dilemma, and deadly betrayal.

Is it worth a watch?   We discuss our preview of the movie before it was released with NO SPOILERS – so listen and enjoy and get a few tips for your viewing enjoyment!

Check out our “Interview w/Director & Screenwriter for ALL THE OLD KNIVES” episode for more.

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Dan, Tom, and Vicky share their no-spoiler reactions to the following from All the Old Knives:

  • The Cast
  • The lighting
  • The sounds
  • The impact of the flashbacks
  • Whether they think it is worth your time (hint, we’ve placed this movie in our Best of the Rest category)
  • And more …

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All The Old Knives – Interview

When the CIA discovers one of its agents leaked information that cost more than 100 people their
lives, veteran operative Henry Pelham (Chris Pine) is assigned to root out the mole from among his former
officemates at the agency’s Vienna station. His investigation takes him from Austria to England to California,
where he is reunited with his one-time colleague and ex-lover Celia Harrison (Thandiwe Newton). The pair
are forced to blur the lines between profession and passion in this riveting tale of global espionage, moral
ambiguity and deadly betrayal.

Directed by acclaimed Danish director Janus Metz and written by Olen Steinhauer, the film also stars Laurence Fishburne and Jonathan Pryce.

Interview w/Director & Screenwriter for ALL THE OLD KNIVES!

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Interview w/Director & Screenwriter for ALL THE OLD KNIVES!

This episode features the Director of the film, ALL THE OLD KNIVES, Janus Metz, and the Screenwriter and also the author of the novel of the same name, Olen Steinhauer!  

The new espionage movie ALL THE OLD KNIVES, has a release date of April 8, 2022, in the US on Amazon Prime Video.

We interview the Director of the film, ALL THE OLD KNIVES, Janus Metz, and the Screenwriter and also the author of the novel of the same name, Olen Steinhauer!

In this movie, two CIA agents and ex-lovers (Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton) are brought back together years after a failed rescue attempt – and forced to blur the lines between profession and passion in this deeply riveting tale of global espionage, moral dilemma, and deadly betrayal.  Add Laurence Fishburne and Jonathan Pryce and you have one star-studded cast.

Join us for this fascinating talk!   How’d they get the title?  The cast?

Or watch and listen to this fascinating interview on our Cracking the Code of Spy Movies YouTube channel 

Check out our “ALL THE OLD KNIVES First Reactions – No Spoilers” episode to hear our thoughts on the movie (available April 6th).

Ideas:Info@SpyMovieNavigator.com

 

In our no-spoiler discussion of the movie All the Old Knives with director Janus Metz and screenwriter Olen Steinhauer, we discuss:

  • The chaotic first 45-seconds of the movie
  • How Olen Steinhauer turned his novel “All the Old Knives” into a screenplay
  • The use of flashbacks
  • The importance of the Director of Photography
  • How COVID impacted filming
  • How they shot airplane interiors
  • The importance of family to the story
  • The cast (Chris Pine, Thandiwe Newton, Laurence Fishbourne, and Jonathan Pryce)
  • And more …

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