Ari Aster had, nay, has me in his control.
The film toyed with me the way movies no longer do.
That's not to say there weren't flaws. Some plot points were a little too neat (Shouldn't there have been some blowback to the incident?). One casting decision almost took me out of the movie. (I think Ann Dowd was miscast; not because of her performance, she was great - but it took me out of the trance we…