Hereditary

Hereditary ★★★★

It never fully manages to fully balance its two sides (if you see it, you’ll know what this means - trying to avoid spoilers), but it still truly and honestly remains one of the most unnerving and unsettling experiences I’ve had with a new film quite some time.

Its true power remains not in what it displays, but how it forces you to examine how your own inherited traumas and tragedies and secrets can lead to your own destruction, and there’s nothing you can do to stop it.


Additionally: Toni Collette is fucking incredible, but Alex Wolff does some truly VISCERAL acting that I don’t think I’ve ever witnessed by someone his age before, or maybe by someone ever. His performance really knocked me on my back. In a way, his performance is what really rounds out the entire film itself.

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