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QUIET PLACE 2

While forging his directorial career, actor John Krasinski has stayed with odd dramas that focused on complicated behaviors and family issues. He’s remained down to earth with efforts like “Brief Interviews with Hideous Men” and “The Hollars,” hoping to create challenging work in the realm of the real. For “A Quiet Place,” Krasinski turns to horror to make an impact, helming a chiller that’s executed largely without dialogue, relying entirely on sound design and silent cinema-style performances to summon an unusual viewing experience -- at least in a day and age when excess and loquacious characters are common in the genre. “A Quiet Place” is easily the best film Krasinski has made, and it features the finest performance he’s ever given, constructing a classy B-movie that explores the foundation of familial relationships, but also delivers sizable chills from total silence, showcasing a previously unseen ability to induce panic with minimal directorial flourishes. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com 

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