Midsommar ★★★½

This reminded me of Shutter Island: It's an impeccably made homage, that is predictable but still incredibly satisfying as a piece of film work. The performances, especially Florence Pugh, really carry the film, which is unusual for movies of this genre, but a seeming trend for Aster.

While I'm not sure it's going to stay with me, it might be too film literate and referential for its own good, I really loved the experience of watching it for the first time. As I said, it's so well made it's hard to not like it on some level.

I really look forward to watching this again and discover the many layers that seem to be there. It's definitely a movie that seems like it'll be enriched by further viewings.

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