It's a Cruel (Cruel!) 'Midsommar' In the film Midsommar, writer-director Ari Aster follows up his cult horror hit Hereditary with a film about a literal cult. Florence Pugh plays a young woman who tags along with her awful boyfriend and his pals to a remote Swedish village as they enact their bloody rituals. We discuss the sun-drenched Scandanavian creepiness.
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It's a Cruel (Cruel!) 'Midsommar'

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It's a Cruel (Cruel!) 'Midsommar'

It's a Cruel (Cruel!) 'Midsommar'

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In the film Midsommar, writer-director Ari Aster follows up his cult horror film Hereditary with a film about a literal cult. Florence Pugh plays a young woman who tags along with her awful boyfriend and his pals to a remote Swedish village. We discuss the sun-drenched Scandanavian creepiness.

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