A Quiet Place Part II

‘A Quiet Place Part II’ is the sequel to 2018 Sci-Fi/Horror movie ‘A Quiet Place’. It brings back the original cast of Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada), Noah Jupe (Honey Boy), Millicent Simmonds (Wonderstruck), and John Krasinski (The Office). While adding heavy hitters Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders), and Djimon Hounsou (Guardians of the Galaxy).

The Abbot Family must face a new challenge by leaving their home. They run into an old family friend (Murphy) who helps the family as they look for a utopia in order to survive.

So the first one is extremely good, so the question is how good is this one. It starts out as a little bit of a prequel as it shows the day they aliens arrived, after that it jumps into the sequel and picks back up where the first one left off. So Krasinski is only in it for about ten minutes or so then Murphy takes over as the male lead, honestly I would rather have Murphy, who doesn’t want Tommy Shelby over Jim? It starts out a little bit slow but the movie does take off and is full of action. We are left in the end of the first one that Simmonds is our main heroine as she as figured out how to stop the aliens, and the second one still goes that direction. It isn’t resolved in this one but is set up for another, so we’re looking at a trilogy possibly more. I honestly liked this one better than the first. I give it an 8/10. I’m excited to check out part III.

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Honey Boy

‘Honey Boy’ was written by Shia Labeouf while in rehab as part of his therapy. ‘Honey Boy’ covers part of Labeouf’s childhood and his relationship with his father. Other than starring Labeouf ‘Honey Boy’ stars Noah Jupe (A Quiet Place), Lucas Hedges (Boy Erased), FKA Twigs, and Byron Bowers (The Chi).

While writing my review on ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ I stated my love for Labeouf as an actor, and how after going crazy it was great to see him making movies again. After watching ‘Honey Boy’ it’s understandable why Labeouf had a mental breakdown, he had a messed up childhood, and that’s putting it lightly. Labeouf plays his father in ‘Honey Boy’ and Jupe plays a young Labeouf. Labeouf knocks the role out of the park as well as Jupe, I think we’re going to be seeing a lot more of Jupe, especially as he gets older and transitions from child actor into adult actor. ‘Honey Boy’ also has subtle hints to Labeouf’s career like ‘Even Stevens’ and ‘Transformers’. ‘Honey Boy’ is a powerful but sad movie, I give it an 8.5/10.