WARNING: Total spoilers for Knives Out and some for The Last Jedi.

I haven’t seen it but it’s not my genre anyway. However, as a general storytelling examination I still find it fascinating. It shows that subversion itself isn’t a bad thing, but how you do it. It’s worth taking a closer look at as a writing discussion so here’s The Closer Look. Note there is some swearing but it fits.

Catch more A Closer Look on his YouTube channel.


About ShadowWing Tronix

A would be comic writer looking to organize his living space as well as his thoughts. So I have a blog for each goal. :)

3 responses »

  1. […] just not what the fans wanted. I’m not going to get into Johnson here but as we saw last week he can use subversion correctly, just not in Star Wars. Note that she says up here “If people hold something incredibly dear and […]


  2. […] who did it all wrong for The Last Jedi, did it right for Knives Out, as The Closer Look explained in a video I posted in a previous daily short. However, doing something for the sake of doing something is never a good […]


  3. […] while Johnson was all about subversion, which worked in his own movie, which Henry talked about in a previous video that showed up here in the Spotlight, but not so much in an ongoing series he was given stewardship […]


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