A Quiet Place
First screened in April 2018
Director: John Krasinski. Cast: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simonds, Noah Jupe, Cade Woodward, Leon Russom. Screenplay: Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, and John Krasinski. Twitter Capsule:
Veers from competent to preposterous in all departments, from its clunky script to its heavily storyboarded direction.
Ssshh!! Emit one decibel of feminism and they'll hear you! Okay, maybe a few iffy ones, but not til the final scenes!
For a movie so dedicated to silence, it sure never tires of declaiming its themes or its 48pt-font character motives.
Mel Gibson called and wants his crop circles back. He applauds you, however, on your zealous reproductive ideologies.
Has reaped some credit for formal conceits and its frankly queasy handling of disability. More noteworthy as a possibly unwitting neocon time-capsule.