Tag: ARI ASTER

Nic Cage Wants to Make a Movie with ‘Midsommar’ Director Ari Aster

It looks like actor-slash-“Purple Rain” karaoke legend Nicolas Cage loved Hereditary and Midsommar just as much as the rest of us—because now he wants to work with director Ari Aster on a new movie, IndieWire reports. Cage sat down for an interview at Toronto International Film Festival to discuss his career, how he chooses his […]

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Exclusive: Watch Ari Aster Talk Parallels Between ‘Midsommar’ and ‘Hereditary’

When the trailer for Midsommar, Ari Aster’s follow-up to Hereditary, dropped earlier this year, the first thing anyone noticed is how completely different it looked. Whereas Hereditary was dark, set in a world of monotone colors and rainy nights, Midsommar is sunny and saturated, like it’s perpetually daytime—because, well, that’s exactly what’s going on. But […]

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The ‘Midsommar’ Bear Toys Are the Perfect Gift for the Evil Cultists in Your Life

Last year, back when Ari Aster’s Hereditary was traumatizing audiences at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, A24 had a great idea: Why not scare filmgoers even more by sneaking horrifying dolls from the movie into their hotels? The prank was such a hit that A24 even opened an Etsy shop to sell more of the […]

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‘Midsommar’ Is A Wild And Wooly Masterpiece

A24 While I was waiting for my screening of Midsommar to start I checked Twitter to pass the time. One of the last things I read before the movie started was someone saying that they’d loved Hereditary (director Ari Aster’s previous feature) but that the Midsommar script, which leaked online in March, was terrible. Not […]

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