Midsommar ★★★★★

What a killer way to teach someone how to cope with death.

I was wrapped up in Midsommar the entire time. It felt like an unflinching and uncompromising bit of autership that rubbed me in all the right ways, regarding death, paranoia, loneliness, fear, desire, and unspoken truth. As of now I like it more than Hereditary. We'll see if that's true on rewatch.

Super rich world, very tapestral and nuanced. The attention to detail with a particular side character suffering injuries made the world feel incredibly real. Ari Aster is out here making movies that will transcend generations.

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