Emily Blunt in A QUIET PLACE

A QUIET PLACE (2018)

It's quiet in here—a little TOO quiet—as The Unenthusiastic Critic continues her 2019 Horror Movie Marathon with John Krasinski's muffled monster movie.

Natalie Martinez in THE I-LAND (Netflix)

THE I-LAND

The I-Land wants desperately to be Lost. Dull, derivative, and dumb, it should be lost, and it should stay lost.

Andie MacDowell in sex, lies, and videotape

SEX, LIES, AND VIDEOTAPE (1989)

We're recording our deepest, most intimate thoughts on Steven Soderbergh's seminal debut feature, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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