The idea of edge-of-your-seat movie entertainment is something of an oxymoron, or at the very least an overrated advertising gimmick. While it’s exciting to be scared, great horror movies also depend on the occasional relaxation of tension; that’s what gives them a pulse, and what quickens ours. A Quiet Place Part II, writer-director John Krasinski’s…

A Quiet Place Part II Is Tense and Effective—But a Little More Breathing Room Would Have Gone a Long Way