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FILM REVIEW: A Quiet Place

Not every horror film should reinvent the wheel. A great horror film can come with the baggage and tropes from decades of cinema, and likewise, bad can come from trying something new. A Quiet Place, the third film by John Krasinski (from the US version of The Office), wants you to think that it’s doing

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Silence is not an easy film to watch. Its lack of driving soundtrack, intense religiosity, significant length and unusual pacing make it feel alien at times, almost like watching a film entirely in another language. However, it is this dissonant, unorthodox quality that makes it shine and that allows its emotional punch to be delivered

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