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A QUIET PLACE PART II Trailer - Do We Need This Horror Sequel? - Movies In Focus
John Krasinksi’s 2018 film, A Quiet Place was a strong entry into the recent wave of top tier horror movies. The film was a virtually dialogue free thriller about a family hiding from sound-driven creatures in rural America. Krasinski kept the tension tight, while both he and real-life wife Emily Blunt put in good work as the parents working to keep their family safe. A Quiet Place had shades of I Am Legend and M.Night Shyamalan’s Signs – it was a clever little piece of genre fare that hit the right notes and ticked the correct boxes. Does it really need a sequel? There have been a lot of great and successful horror films over the years, but there has never been a horror sequel that surpassed the original (does Aliens count?). This trailer for A Quiet Place Part II looks solid and while it might expand on the world of the original, I doubt that it will improve on it. I’m pretty sure this movie only exists for business reasons. A Quiet Place cost just $17 million to produce and grossed $188 million at the US box office and over $340 million globally. They’d be stupid not to have another crack at [...]