“Who are we if we can’t protect them? We have to protect them.”
Shh! They’ll hear you. Grab your pillow shoes and meet us at the top of the corn silo as we tiptoe through the cornfields of John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place. We’ll talk under the waterfall about tension-building through sound design, regressive gender expectations, withholding details of the monster, and all those empowering final moments.
The conversation takes a deeper turn, however, as we discuss parenting and childbirth, survivor’s guilt, and the importance of communicating with those you love. We’ll also explore the most important question of all: Is eating beans in the Quiet Place universe a death sentence?