Watching A Quiet Place Part II during the pandemic made me realize that if something like this did indeed occur, a fairly large group of Americans would stand outside and bang pots and pans together in effort to prove a point.
Now to swerve. Having rewatched A Quiet Place just a few days ago, you could believe John Krasinski and company were not envisioning a sequel, but when it became a springtime smash at the box office, there was no choice but to continue. Working with the characters originally created by Bryan Woods and Scott Beck, Krasinski manages to succeed in furthering this story. Just when you expect the so-called “sequelitis” to wash over you, you find yourself getting wrapped up in this dystopian hellscape all over again.
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Steve Pulaski has been reviewing movies since 2009 for a barrage of different outlets. He graduated North Central College in 2018 and currently works as an on-air radio personality. He also hosts a weekly movie podcast called "Sleepless with Steve," dedicated to film and the film industry, on his YouTube channel. In addition to writing, he's a die-hard Chicago Bears fan and has two cats, appropriately named Siskel and Ebert!