Wrap Up of “A Quiet Place”

The title of “A Quiet Place” (2018) refers to the themes of sound and hearing that are so central to this film. Set in a near-future dystopian world where humans seem to have been mostly eradicated by otherworldly monsters with super-hearing that attack any sound they hear with deadly speed, the narrative follows a singleContinue reading “Wrap Up of “A Quiet Place””

Read This Before You Watch “A Quiet Place”

For this week in our series on current trends in horror movies we take a look at “A Quiet Place” (2018), John Krasinski’s directorial debut. The film got a lot of attention on its release in theaters a couple years ago. Since then it has gained even more popularity with online viewers, and rightly so.Continue reading “Read This Before You Watch “A Quiet Place””

Discussion Questions for “A Quiet Place”

Please write a paragraph or two in response to each of the following prompts. What is the significance of this film being called “A Quiet Place”? How are sounds important to the narrative? How are they important to the characters? How are sounds used to separate and/or to connect characters and plot elements? Compare andContinue reading “Discussion Questions for “A Quiet Place””