Directed by John R. Leonetti.
Starring Kiernan Shipka, Stanley Tucci, Miranda Otto, Kate Trotter, Kyle Breitkopf, John Corbett, and Billy MacLellan.
When the world is under attack from terrifying creatures who hunt their human prey by sound, 16-year old Ally Andrews, who lost her hearing at 13, and her family seek refuge in a remote haven.
Veteran cinematographer John R. Leonetti has yet to impress this critic as a horror director. Annabelle proved James Wan’s Conjurverse to be fallible and Wish Upon exists as this Final Destination Lite mess of disjointed death sequences. Could 2019’s The Silence turn a new page, one where “good enough for Leonetti” isn’t considered effusive praise? Not today, dear reader.
Much like Leonetti’s failure to recreate James Wan’s signature haunted menace in Annabelle, Leonetti attempts to borrow from A Quiet Place in terms of silent tension. Please note, in