All The Old Knives(2022) Review: Is The Suspense Thriller Worth Your Time?

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All The Old Knives(2022) received an online release on the 8th of April 2022 on Amazon Prime. The movie is based on the literary work of Olen Steinhauer(who also screenplayed the film), that goes by the same title. The film cast some notable and talented artists from the industry which in a way acts as a magnetizing idea too, to watch the movie.

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All The Old Knives(2022)/Picture Credit- Amazon Prime Video

But is it worth your time? TOTT is where with a short review on All The Old Knives(2022). So, without any further ado, let us first get to the list of actors who starred in the movie.

The Cast Of All The Old Knives(2022)

Well, you have-

  • Chris Pine playing Henry Pelham
  • Thandiwe Newton playing Celia Harrison
  • Laurence Fishburne playing Vick Wallinger
  • David Dawson playing Owen Lassiter
  • Jonathan Pryce playing Bill Compton
  • Gala Gordon playing Waitress
  • Corey Johnson playing Karl Stein
  • Abdul Alshareef playing Suleiman Abdulwahed
  • Colin Stinton playing Moscow Staff Chief
  • Ahd Kamel playing Laila Maroof
  • David Bedella playing Drew Favreau

Precisely speaking these are some genuine gems who sincerely gave their best in the project.

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All The Old Knives(2022)/Picture Credit- Amazon Prime Video

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What You Might Like About All The Old Knives(2022)

The Performance

The production team and the face of the project aka the actors did an impressive job in executing their parts brilliantly. They were superb. Not only they were appropriate with what they got but they were tremendously brilliant.

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All The Old Knives(2022)/Picture Credit- Amazon Prime Video

The Plot

The story is gravitating and sincerely top-notch. In brief, the movie narrates an unfateful terrorist event from 2012 that comprised 127 passengers in a stalled hijacked airplane. The entire movie concentrate on that day and how things turn out slowly in the rescue process.

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All The Old Knives(2022)/Picture Credit- Amazon Prime Video

Apart from this primary theme, there lies a romantic plot too, which centers around two CIA agents from Vienna, Celia Harrison, and Henry Pelham. They share a passionate personal time throughout the flashback of the movie that somehow lays a base on the primary portion of the story.

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The Direction

Undoubtedly one of the acute directorial ventures of Janus Metz Pedersen. He did a marvelous job in styling the movie. It was critical, urgent, and simply bright.

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All The Old Knives(2022)/Picture Credit- Amazon Prime Video

The Ambiance

From the very beginning, we sense an astute atmosphere that is calm, gentle yet powerful. Additionally, the soothing score that is played in the background, enhances the gloomy projection of the uneventful circumstances of the show. It was convincing and very much satisfying.

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All The Old Knives(2022)/Picture Credit- Amazon Prime Video

The Cinematography

The sturdy camera work is another pointer that made the movie stately. A special mention is to be made in regards to the close shots. Capturing those intricate facial expressions before any sort of revelation in the plot, was simply noteworthy. These added intensities to the theme of the situation.

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The Script

The lines were satisfyingly intellectual. Further, the elegance of those witty lines was magnified by the dialogue delivery of the actors. They were unquestionably great.

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All The Old Knives(2022)/Picture Credit- Amazon Prime Video

The Landscapes

The beautiful landscapes included in the final shot of All The Old Knives(2022) were something. Especially those stunning shots of Carmel. Yes, it is renowned because of its picturesque location, and the camera definitely tried its level best to get the best shot possible to add extra glam and class to the plot.

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All The Old Knives(2022)/Picture Credit- Amazon Prime Video

The Ending

The ending was unexpected. Although it had a peaceful air to it, however, the sensitive touch, at the end of the movie is sure something.

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What You Might Not Like About All The Old Knives(2022)

The Ending

Yes, the ending is again something which you may despise about the movie. Nor that it is poorly executed, but the ending that you won’t want to experience. It was certainly upsetting and assuredly unsettling. However, it was strong and earnest.

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All The Old Knives(2022)/Picture Credit- Amazon Prime Video

TOTT’s Take On All The Old Knives(2022)

Well, the movie is detailed, but in a slow way. You will never lose interest for a second while you watch the movie. However, you may at some time feel a sudden pace on the montages that are vivid too. Overall this flick that runs for around 102 minutes is a great piece to watch on any day.

TOTT gives All The Old Knives(2022) 4/5 stars.

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So, have you watched the movie? What are your takes from the film? Do tell us everything in the comment section below.

But this is all for today hope to meet you all very soon in our next publication. Bye, Bye…

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Shreyasi Dutta Gupta

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