Why the hardest special effect on A Quiet Place was corn

By any account, John Krasinski’s directorial debut A Quiet Place was a strong success. Made for $17 million, the horror film about a world taken over by sound-sensitive monsters went on to gross more than $330 million worldwide, earning significant critical accolades along the way. The film was so successful that it started a round of talk about its chances of Academy Awards, a seeming long shot made more plausible by the Academy’s new makeup and seeming growing interest in genre cinema. Emily Blunt’s performance as a mother trying to protect her children from the monsters — largely by keeping them completely silent — has come in for particular praise.

But the shoestring-budget effects are also worth noting, for the way they create a

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Source:: The Verge – Culture Posts


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