Midsommar ★★★★

i don't know, i really liked this but it feels like it was more built on the audience thinking "uhhh is that actually about to happen?" (and then when it does happen, thinking "uhhh why did that happen?") than on any concretely terrifying subject matter. shock value for the sake of shock value. i expected much worse than what i got, in all honesty; not sure what that says about how desensitized i am to movie violence and gore. but still a good story with great characters and enough mystery to never lose interest. the performances are what really elevates it to something truly moving

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