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‘Midsommar’ a top-level work, disturbing in several ways

9/10 Midsommar is such a strong example of film craft, is so viscerally affecting and executes its ideas with such commitment that it can only be seen as a masterpiece, but that isn’t to say it’s perfect. Near the summer … Continue reading

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‘Us’ a triumph of genre, auteur filmmaking

9/10 Leaving the theater for the first time, the only thing I’m 100 percent sure about Us is that I need to see it again. At their vacation home in Santa Cruz, California, the Wilson family, mother Adelaide, father Gabe … Continue reading

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‘Hereditary’ an audacious mixed bag

9/10 And now for Hereditary, this year’s “scariest movie ever made.” The film begins with the funeral of the Graham family matriarch, Ellen, after which her daughter Annie (Toni Collette) begins to see strange things around the house. The family soon … Continue reading

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