Still essential documentary filmmaking and still haunting as hell.
Horror filmmakers, take notes. Ari Aster currently owns you all.
If you loved Hereditary, you’ll have a hell of a good time witnessing this on screen. If you weren’t on the Hereditary train, I can’t say this will change your mind. It’s now clear that Aster has a very specific style of his own.
These aren’t jump scare Conjuring universe films. These are Ari Aster films. Which means they’re slower in pace but rely heavily on the dread and the…
With a terrible fake British accent, and the fact that one of her best performances was in a DC graphic novel adaptation— this is still a truly effect comic book film primarily due to Portman’s character and Hugo Weaving’s fantastic voice work, not to mention completely badass visual effects and combat choreography, and the film’s expert camera work when necessary that makes it a thrill to watch, and more than once. This is the first time I’ve watched it in…