Once there was a Hollywood much different than ours. Quentin Tarantino made his memory and dreams about it come to live in the best kind of nostalgia called Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood. I say dreams, because like all fairy-tales that begin with “once upon a time”, this is a fantasy. For this fantasy to work, however, you must first be in the know of the reality It takes place in. So a bit of historical context is really…
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Everybody get your sunglasses and flower hats ready and let the festivities commence! Lady Macbeth star Florence Pugh guides us through a hellish folk-nightmare in the middle of Sweden... and it's horrifying.
Now there aren't a lot of scares here but the slow build-up crawls under your skin, and leaves you with a feeling you can't quite describe even after you've experienced it. Midsommar starts with an enormous family tragedy that's burned in my mind…
If there be one "original" blockbuster from recent years that deserved a sequel, it'd be this. Attila is a fierce war machine and cute sex doll (jk) all in one, played by a visually enhanced Rosa Salazar (not the rightful heir of Slytherin). She starts out as this innocent girl that is - just like the audience- in complete wonder of what she is witnessing. I wish that first act could have gone on forever, but alas, real…