Midsommar ★★★★

So Ari Aster is definitely one of the best new filmmakers working right now, and if he can make his next film even decent will have a better track record than some of the all time greats, especially in regards to horror. Two biggest standouts from this one were Florence Pugh being amazing as always but also giving one of the best portrayals of grief stricken depression I've ever seen, and the cinematography is outstanding. The amount of disturbing imagery and graphic content was definitely wildly over exaggerated imo, as I found the most shocking stuff to be more psychologically based. I actually wanted one or two scenes more comparable to the cliff ceremony (can't remember the name they use). The pacing is verrrry deliberately slow, which I didn't mind other than in the last third when it didn't pick up like I wanted it to. Also very funny, especially Will Poulter, who could have used more to do though.

I thought I'd have more to say about it, but it's easily one of the best films of the year regardless of any minor complaints I may have.

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