Review – A Quiet Place: Day One

Review – A Quiet Place: Day One

A Quiet Place: Day One (2024)
PG-13 ‧ Horror/Scifi ‧ 1 Hour 36 Minutes
Screenplay by  Michael Sarnoski based on story conceived by John Krasinski
Directed by Michael Sarnoski

Lupita Nyong’o, Joseph Quinn, and Alex Wolff, with Djimon Hounsou reprising his role from A Quiet Place Part II (2020)

Joseph Quinn as “Eric” and Lupita Nyong’o as “Samira” in A Quiet Place: Day One from Paramount Pictures.


(In their own words). When New York City comes under attack from an alien invasion, a woman and other survivors try to find a way to safety. They soon learn that they must remain absolutely silent as the mysterious creatures are drawn to the slightest sound.


“A Quiet Place: Day One” delivers a riveting prequel that plunges us into the chaos of the first days of the alien invasion. While familiar with the eerie silence and menacing creatures from the original films, this installment stands out by taking us to the bustling and loud streets of New York City, now forced into a deadly quiet. Lupita Nyong’o shines with a compelling performance that draws you into her character’s struggle for survival amidst the horror. The film maintains the series’ signature tension and suspense, despite the lack of new revelations about the aliens. Director Michael Sadowski masterfully keeps the audience on edge, skillfully balancing heart-pounding scares with moments of emotional depth. Though it may not be the strongest in the series, “A Quiet Place: Day One” is a gripping, edge-of-your-seat experience that leaves you eagerly anticipating more. If you’re a fan of apocalyptic thrillers, this is a must-watch.

My 3L system gives me the choice to Love It, Like It, or Lose It.

“A Quiet Place: Day One” gets a LOVE IT.

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When he’s not reviewing films or interviewing people for the Black & A Half podcast, Silas Lindenstein can be found in the greater metro Seattle, WA working as a real estate agent helping people buy and sell homes, or performing stand up comedy to fellow nerds. He has a wife and three children and desperately wants to learn to make the perfect homemade pizza.

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