Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling cyborg, Cable.
Two parents do what it takes to keep their children safe in a world full of creatures hunting every sound they can hear. Not a sound can be heard from the family hiding in silence, but all it takes is one noise and everything can go wrong.Written by
In an interview with E!, John Krasinski said, "I would love to direct Emily Blunt, [but] I'd rather act with Emily than direct. I don't know if I need that responsibility. She's so good and I'd be so scared to screw it up, but [I'd be] happy to be in scenes with her. That would be really fun. We're always up for doing something. It's just got to be the right thing...Give us a good one! I would love it!" See more »
One of the newspaper headlines on a table is dated in mid-October 2018. Later in the film, on Day 473, the mother is writing on an October calendar as she keeps track of her pregnancy vitals. Assuming Day Zero was near mid-October 2018, then Day 473 should have been in late January or early February 2020. However, that assumption is clearly wrong as the little boy was killed in 2020 (as per the cross where it happened) which was Day 89, so Day Zero was obviously not in 2018. The days may actually refer to the number of days the family has been fending for themselves rather than when the aliens first arrived. See more »
Im a huge John Kasinski fan so I may be slightly biased, but in his directorial debut I believe him to have constructed one of the most tense and effective movies I've seen in a long time.
This movie is not without its flaws in logic and plot, but in what it attempts to do, it's incredibly successful.
From start to end I was on edge of my seat. There were very few moments where I wasn't guessing what was going to come next or what could potentially happen to one of the characters.
In a sea of horror films this day and age that rely on setup, gimmicky jump-scares, this movie stands out, much like Don't Breathe, as an exercise of your patience and nerves. It slightly peels away and shreds your emotions as the film progresses.
This attempt makes me truly excited for John's potential future in filmmaking because of his ability to play the audience and draw reactions from them. It was truly nearly a masterful performance by both he and Emily and should not go unappreciated by the niche horror audience.
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