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Perhaps one of the most talked-about movies of 2018, A Quiet Place took theaters by storm! Anyone and everyone were running out to catch this low-budget horror flick and it’s all largely due in part to an excellent trailer campaign. I don’t know about you, but I remember theaters treating the trailer for A Quiet Place with more reverence than the movie that would show afterward!
And so, for this month’s Patron-voted review, and the last episode of Cinematic Doctrine for the year, let’s talk about A Quiet Place, it’s effectiveness, and why I would consider it to be a part of a cheeky, new sub-genre of movie called Mom Horror!
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A Quiet Place is Rated PG-13 for terror and some bloody images.
It features Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, and Noah Jupe.
Directed by John Krasinski.
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Melvin Benson is the Founder, Editor-In-Chief, and Lead Host of Cinematic Doctrine. He’s written fiction and nonfiction for over a decade with short stories featured on the Creepypasta Wiki and Wattpad. His novelette Ethereal Temptation, a teen drama with a tinge of magical-realism, can be read for free here. His hope is to see King Jesus glorified as far as the east is from the west!