The original A Quiet Place was pretty neat: a suspense thriller where Earth’s population had been decimated by man-chomping aliens who see through sound, forcing the survivors to creep around as silently as possible — or else. The sequel, A Quiet Place Part II, was…well, I have no idea, because I’ve never gotten the chance to see it. I didn’t pay for a ticket, rental stores are dead as a concept, and the only place it streams is Paramount+.
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In 2018, The Office’s John Krasinski proved he wasn’t just a one-trick pony by directing, co-writing and starring in A Quiet Place, an innovative new horror film about a world taken over by killer creatures from another planet who are blind, but have super-sensitive hearing. If you make any noise at all, they hear you and zip over to eat you up, setting the stage for a movie that brilliantly hung its suspense on silence.