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With a cast of four, no more than a handful of lines of spoken dialogue and a running time of ninety minutes, A Quiet Place is one of the most minimal and compact films I’ve seen in years. It’s also one of the most gripping and most original. Starring Emily Blunt and her real-life husband John Krasinski (who also directs), it’s the story of a family menaced by powerful predatory creatures with extraordinarily acute hearing. Consequently, the family – Evelyn (Blunt), Lee (Krasinski), and their children Regan (Milli