"do you think it'll be better than hereditary?"
my friend asked me just before we entered the theater.
i hate that question. i hate the endless tendency to compare any two works of art at all, but i especially hate judging all of an artist's future endeavors against an initial breakthrough. i was scared that aster set the bar too high with his debut and that, even if midsommar was great, it would immediately fall into the shadow of what…