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A Quiet Place follows a family that adopts certain conditions to survive an earth-wide invasion of monsters with hypersensitive hearing.
Despite being a silent film, A Quiet Place has a lot to say.
The movie picks up three months after the invasion of the earth and uses crafty mediums, (such as newspaper clippings) to inform the audience about the current state of the world.
Over time, we learn about the level of care and precaution the Abbott family takes to outlive the alien apocalypse. And we see them use everything from sign language to walking on soft sand to avoid noisy footsteps to avoid detection.
But all this caution is not without reason, as the threat they hide from is very real. Unlike most thrillers with similar plot points, A Quiet Place delivers a quick and instant death to any false move.
At various points, the movie finds new and exciting ways of placing each member of the Abbott family in terrible situations. And even without words, you can still feel the gravity of the dilemma each character faces.
However, at its core, A Quiet Place is really about two parents trying their best to protect their kids from the horrors of a new and terrible world.
I never thought ninety-five minutes of silence could leave me both impressed and eager for a sequel. But A Quiet Place manages to accomplish both.
- Great Story
- Excellent Acting
- Perfect Thriller
- No Reason To Skip