Midsommar, the sophomore feature from Ari Aster (Hereditary), is a head-trip on multiple levels and a full flex of what cinema is capable of.
By: Jolie Featherstone “I forgot I was making a horror movie.”
By: Nick van Dinther It’s so difficult to pull off a horror film that’s truly frightening. Many movies rely on jump scares or violent deaths, but the results rarely stick with you after the fact. It’s a genre that’s incredibly divisive between both fans and critics, and fails more often than it succeeds for both. A filmmaker needs to bring something genuinely special and memorable to the table to appeal to all. Writer/director Ari Aster…