With the success of Kenneth Branagh’s whodunit Death on The Nile, Tom George’s See How They Run and David Leitch’s Bullet Train, all released within this year alone, many consider the murder mystery genre to be well on its way to a complete renaissance. Add the feverish expectation of the Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery coming soon, and you may agree that the genre has turned a corner.
Let’s look back to how it started.
What is a Whodunit story?
Whodunits are stories where a murder occurs at the very beginning and will have you trying to guess the identity of the killer until the end just a seasoned detective tries to achieve the same within the movie – hence the tag “Whodunit?” get it? “Who dun it?”
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