|Release Date||:||07/03/2019 (US)|
|Genre||:||Horror, Drama, Mystery|
|Time||:||02 Hours 28 Minutes|
Movie: Midsommar (2019) Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the mysterious inhabitants invite them to participate in their disturbing festive activities.
Written by Sheldon Nylander on October 30, 2019
An impressive work, “Midsommar” is Ari Aster’s follow-up to “Herditary,” a decent if flawed horror film. “Midsommar” follows Dani, who, after the tragic loss of her parents and sister, decides to follow her increasingly distant boyfriend and his friends on a trip to Sweden to visit the pagan cult commune their roommate, Pelle, grew up in. While seemingly open and friendly, it becomes obvious fairly quickly that something else is going on here. The obvious comparisons to “The Wicker Man” are not uncalled for. First, in the interest of full disclosure, this review is based on the nearly thr... read the rest.