Ari Aster’s Midsommar Juxtaposes Visual Artistry with Shocking Horror


Has Midsommar created a new genre of horror?

In Ari Aster’s second feature film, a troubled young American couple travels to a fabled Swedish midsummer festival where a seemingly pastoral paradise transforms into a sinister, dread-soaked nightmare as the locals reveal their terrifying agenda.

In this review, therapist Jonathan Hetterly breaks down the cast performances from Florence Pugh, the problems the film’s pacing, as well as whether you should see it or skip it.

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Therapist Jonathan Hetterly is the host of Psych Cinema, our video series dedicated to discussing the psychology behind the films that he watches and loves.

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