In theaters: A Quiet Place (2018)

In co-writer/director John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place (2018), a creature apocalypse of sound-sensitive people-eaters has decimated the American heartland. It’s up to the last American family, led by Krasinski’s last paterfamilias, to preserve traditional gender roles and other American values like shopping. But once the bug monsters come in all their chitinous glory, their first PG-13 kill is the patriarchy. A girl might not be able to speak above a whisper to stay alive in this quiet world, but that won’t stop her from finding her voice.

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