John Krasinski Breaks Down A Quiet Place's Lantern Scene | Notes on a Scene | Vanity Fair

  • Published on Apr 13, 2018
  • In this episode of "Notes on a Scene," John Krasinski, the movie's director and star, breaks down the lantern scene in "A Quiet Place." The movie debuts in theaters April 6th.
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  • Watenator Carver
    Watenator Carver 15 hours ago

    You mean Jim halpert

  • Daniel Marquez
    Daniel Marquez 2 days ago

    Hey! I'm Jim Halpert

  • Jayda God
    Jayda God 3 days ago

    Dwight gonna come back even harder

  • Tommers TV
    Tommers TV 3 days ago +2

    I had no clue it was Jim until now

  • Karel Sitanggang
    Karel Sitanggang 4 days ago

    Haha Comedy

  • asdfghjkltyghbnuijkm

    I love seeing this side of John Krasinski. This amazing director who puts so much thought an effort into this stuff. He’ll never stop amazing me!

  • Dr. Awkward
    Dr. Awkward 6 days ago

    Are all millie's somewhat deaf?

  • Marina Soliman
    Marina Soliman 7 days ago

    I thought this dude was shyla laubouf lol (probably didn't spell his name right )

  • Daniel Choi
    Daniel Choi 8 days ago +1

    Jim Halpert, how far he has come

  • Super Noodle
    Super Noodle 8 days ago

    John Krasinski would make me want to learn 😂

    OBLIVION 11 days ago +1

    isnt that jim halpert.

  • AwesomeAna
    AwesomeAna 11 days ago

    This is what happens if Pam married Roy.

  • Ty Thirtyacre
    Ty Thirtyacre 11 days ago

    RED Vanity Fair? 20 second non skippable ad! You money hungry scumbags!

  • J Hong
    J Hong 12 days ago

    Lantern breaking not first major sound John. You lyin

    BEAST KILLER RAI 13 days ago

    Cool movie watched 3 times

  • A.l. 176
    A.l. 176 13 days ago

    okay. stop. Am I the only one who thinks that the Movie was reaaaaallyyy bad ?

  • RGaming TV
    RGaming TV 14 days ago

    Its so sad that john died in the movie

  • Rutuja Sonavane
    Rutuja Sonavane 15 days ago

    Brilliant movie!
    I was on my feet thoughout
    But Why, oh whhyy get pregnant during an apocalypse!!

    • Leo Jobin
      Leo Jobin 8 hours ago

      Rutuja Sonavane she was pregnant before

  • Cody Risling
    Cody Risling 16 days ago

    I love you john

  • dannyobo
    dannyobo 18 days ago

    Very good movie, exceeded any expectations I had beforehand, I'd love to see John in more serious Roles.

  • Johnny Yates
    Johnny Yates 18 days ago +2

    We are on the longest quiet streak in the office! We have been quiet for........
    457 days!

  • Dᴀɴɪᴇʟ
    Dᴀɴɪᴇʟ 25 days ago +1

    If my mom found out that I got a terrible grade on my test it doesn’t matter if we die if she makes a noise or not, She will pull out the chancla and smack me with it until the monsters hear it

  • TheKingoncrack
    TheKingoncrack 25 days ago

    I heard the actress has to sleep with him to get the part.😄😮

  • Channel Channel
    Channel Channel 25 days ago +1

    This is what would happen if Jim never met Pam

  • 陳冠任
    陳冠任 26 days ago +1

    I love how they take sounds out when we see through the little girl's perspective.
    I actually didn't see her hearing aid in the first scene, but realized she is deaf through the lack of sound during her shots.
    Great job!

  • vzud8
    vzud8 27 days ago

    I Hate this girl..

  • Markus Rochin
    Markus Rochin 28 days ago

    But we already knew what happens when you make a sound. Did he forget about the scene where the deaf girl kills her brother?

  • Michael L.
    Michael L. Month ago

    Excellent movie. John K. is amazing.

  • jake o driscoll
    jake o driscoll Month ago

    Just do it

  • Inderveer Singh
    Inderveer Singh Month ago +1

    4:16 so those were play bales, not show bales.

  • G D
    G D Month ago

    The Passenger

  • Ashley Zabrisky
    Ashley Zabrisky Month ago

    He will always be jim

  • Jeremias Abulafia
    Jeremias Abulafia Month ago

    “This is an actual old farm”
    S C H R U T E F A R M S

  • M T
    M T Month ago

    John Krasinski for Mr. Fantastic!!

  • Potatelyn
    Potatelyn Month ago

    Ugh I wanna watch it so badly :/

  • Nerf Irelia
    Nerf Irelia Month ago

    John: If we stay quiet we won't die
    Kevin: Hold my candy bar

  • winkipinky
    winkipinky Month ago

    You people should be ashamed of releasing this garbage! WTF!!! USE your brains next time you plan on making a movie.. total garbage!

  • Bagpipes from Baghdad

    Can you all leave the office behind? He probably hates that it is all people remember him by

  • 𝕾𝖍𝖊𝖗𝖗𝖞

    I was in the movies and when the lantern fell over everyone screamed 🤣

  • That Guy Wade
    That Guy Wade Month ago

    Chekhov's Gun = Kransinski's Latern

  • Chris Colabella
    Chris Colabella Month ago

    Watching this I couldn't help but wonder about sneezing...

  • ya boi yobby
    ya boi yobby Month ago

    How they harvest the corn??????

  • Rubilized
    Rubilized Month ago

    I got a Netflix birdbox ad xD

    MEME REVIEW Month ago +1

    He looks so much like Shia LaBeouf

  • Mikey M
    Mikey M Month ago

    Good job Jim

    AURELIUS Month ago

    Loved this movie, so well made. Joined my list of favs

  • Leah Irvine 1745
    Leah Irvine 1745 Month ago

    wow the office's silence i going a lot longer than i expected

  • Carter Steele
    Carter Steele Month ago +1

    Oh yeah yeah

  • RandomBlake
    RandomBlake Month ago


  • seokkrrttt
    seokkrrttt Month ago

    bruh i sobbed when u died

  • jade watson
    jade watson 2 months ago

    hi i'm jim

  • Daniel Martinez
    Daniel Martinez 2 months ago

    First big noise? So the boy dying in the beginning with the toy, isn't...... Hmm.....

  • ɪᴛᴢ ʏᴏ sᴜᴍᴍᴇʀ

    Director and actor

  • AHellReign
    AHellReign 2 months ago +1

    Why do they have to stay quiet ?

    • alisaahhz
      alisaahhz 2 months ago

      If they make a noise a monster will eat them

  • Elizabeth Nepia
    Elizabeth Nepia 2 months ago

    One of my absolute favourite movies! ❤❤❤

  • SkyFireSavers768 Roblox gamingz

    just play monopoly, dont go outside, just play monopoly,
    SINS: how about the father scaveges for food and the mother babysits the children at the house

  • memes_ 69
    memes_ 69 2 months ago

    Wait wasn’t this move called “A Dwight Place”

  • Arjun_Singh
    Arjun_Singh 2 months ago

    I heard “Hi I’m Jim Halbert”

  • Sam R
    Sam R 2 months ago

    Gotta love John

  • Brenden
    Brenden 2 months ago

    he is DADDY

  • Europa Garcia
    Europa Garcia 2 months ago

    I thought the monopoly game pieces were exchanged for softer pieces to reduce noise.

  • naher samsun naher
    naher samsun naher 2 months ago

    don't shave

  • JigJig gt
    JigJig gt 2 months ago

    Script for a quiet place: ...

  • Sophi Sanchez
    Sophi Sanchez 2 months ago

    Was he sad or mad when his person died?

  • le brown
    le brown 2 months ago

    "it's about a family that has to be silent in order to survive." ....My kids would be eaten within the first 20 seconds

  • Daniel Byham
    Daniel Byham 2 months ago

    He said this is the first time you see the effects of sound in the fiction but it was actually at the 10 minute mark with the rocket and this scene is 20 minutes into the movie.

  • Iflip Over
    Iflip Over 2 months ago

    So all the big snorers are dead?

  • Ganda Gandara
    Ganda Gandara 2 months ago

    This probably could've made a ton more money if they released it on Halloween or at any other time that the Avengers wasn't playing. duh?!

  • Ross Watson
    Ross Watson 2 months ago

    Did you kill Dwight and take your family to live on Shrute farms?

  • Jay Prime
    Jay Prime 2 months ago

    Hey I'm Mr Fantastic

  • Aly Burr
    Aly Burr 2 months ago

    It terrifies me that I kinda want to watch a horror movie now.

  • Electric Goldfish
    Electric Goldfish 2 months ago

    Where did the beets go? Why are they replaced with corn?

  • Wendellmina Gaurino
    Wendellmina Gaurino 2 months ago

    I'm calling it: A Quiet Place is gonna be nominated for sound design, original screenplay, editing, actress/actor in a leading role and possibly best director at this year's awards season.

  • bork bork
    bork bork 2 months ago +1

    i just realized the girl was deaf omg that's why she never talked

  • The Coleman Films
    The Coleman Films 2 months ago

    I got an ad with Jenna Fischer before this video😂😂

  • Sanguine Regis
    Sanguine Regis 2 months ago

    This movie certainly had its flaws, but I absolutely love the concept behind it

  • Crossout Tips and Tricks

    Why do they need a lantern the barn is clearly lit up.

  • Sarah Wang
    Sarah Wang 2 months ago


  • Jaxson Anderson
    Jaxson Anderson 2 months ago

    Anyone here because of the office?

  • Coozy Woozy
    Coozy Woozy 2 months ago

    So proud of the comments
    The Office fam yeah 💜

  • Lillie Miller
    Lillie Miller 2 months ago

    Aka. Jim breaks down Dunder Mifflin’s sales tactics

  • Fesh
    Fesh 2 months ago

    😲😲Theory: this is a sequel to The Office!After Jim leaves the scranton Branch he leaves Pam and has kids BOOM end of the world he takes them all to Dwight's barn and lives out eventually sacrificing himself to save the kids!

  • Robert McCutcheon
    Robert McCutcheon 2 months ago

    I was trying to open my bag of candy during the movie and my girlfriend hit me because it was to loud

  • Charls
    Charls 2 months ago +2

    he legit looks like my geography teacher

  • Lil Mitchell
    Lil Mitchell 2 months ago

    I look at him and see Jim

  • Anna Roig
    Anna Roig 2 months ago

    Thank you for using a Deaf actor for a character that is Deaf!

  • emelie m.
    emelie m. 2 months ago

    i wanna watch a full breakdown of the film narrated by him

  • AntiPossers
    AntiPossers 2 months ago +1


  • Yekyla Payne
    Yekyla Payne 2 months ago +2

    I've been trying to figure out why he looks so familiar to me and then I realized he was on that show The Office

  • Niightsky10
    Niightsky10 2 months ago

    What if you're sick and you need to sneeze or cough? Lol

  • Roman
    Roman 2 months ago

    i can only see him as jim

  • RettØ
    RettØ 2 months ago

    ... wtf Jim

  • Polodingding
    Polodingding 2 months ago


  • Paty Salgado
    Paty Salgado 2 months ago

    Jim ?

  • jessica nicole
    jessica nicole 2 months ago

    Out of all the scenes this is one that doesn’t needs much explaining

  • Aurora Gortarez
    Aurora Gortarez 2 months ago


  • Aurora Gortarez
    Aurora Gortarez 2 months ago

    i wonder how much dwight changed jim so that he had to move

  • julianna moore
    julianna moore 2 months ago

    i feel like it would be soo hard if you were deaf in a quiet place. because you have to know you have to hear if you are making sound.

  • Sophieee Xxx
    Sophieee Xxx 2 months ago

    What do u do if you need to go to the bathroom

  • MjauDuuude
    MjauDuuude 2 months ago

    Such a fantastic movie