Hereditary ★★★★½

Exhausting, emotionally opressive and downright gutting. Aster takes the complete implosion of the American nuclear family - both the external and the internal dynamics of it - and pushes it into its gruesome conclusion. Past and present traumas, manifesting in the supernatural, the feral screams of a grieving mother that chills your blood more than any demon that can manifest on the screen. Intoxicating visual and sound design, that makes you feel like being put into a decompression chamber for two hours. Toni Collette is just spectecular in this. Probably the only horror film I've seen on the big screen, that worked its magic so well, it shut up the whole audience. Like seriously I could hear a pin drop after the final shot. That's something special.

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