Less is more

Having finally gotten around to watching John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place, we can side with the consensus: it’s a modern day classic. It clocks in at just 90 minutes, but there’s not a single idle second. The whole film is pared down to the bone. And it’s a ruthlessly efficient exercise in sustained suspense. The film is an elevator pitch made flesh: if you want to stay alive, don’t make a sound. Simply brilliant.

Less is more