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Film

Here's the Gnarly Story Behind the Head-Smashing Sound Effect in 'Midsommar'

"Oh boy, I need to wash up after that!"
River Donaghey
9.11.19
Film

Nic Cage Wants to Make a Movie with 'Midsommar' Director Ari Aster

We need this immediately.
River Donaghey
9.8.19
Film

Exclusive: Watch Ari Aster Talk Parallels Between 'Midsommar' and 'Hereditary'

"Both films are about family," Aster says in a new making-of clip.
River Donaghey
7.19.19
Film

Ari Aster Is Making a Three-Hour Cut of 'Midsommar' to Traumatize Us More

Prepare yourselves.
River Donaghey
7.12.19
Film

The 'Midsommar' Bear Toys Are the Perfect Gift for the Evil Cultists in Your Life

It's a bear in a cage!
River Donaghey
7.9.19
Essays

'Midsommar' Is as Beautiful as a Horror Movie Can Be

Director Ari Aster's follow-up to 'Hereditary' trails four tourists into the small Swedish village of a pagan death cult.
Colin Joyce
7.1.19
Film

It Sounds Like Jordan Peele Really, Really Loves 'Midsommar'

Peele called 'Hereditary' director Ari Aster's new movie "the most idyllic horror film of all time."
River Donaghey
6.7.19
Film

The New Trailer for 'Midsommar' Looks as Traumatizing as 'Hereditary'

Are they disemboweling a grizzly bear at one point?
River Donaghey
5.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Hereditary' Director Ari Aster's New Horror Movie 'Midsommar' Looks Goddamn Terrifying

It's full of sunlight, flowers, and a creepy-ass Pagan cult.
River Donaghey
3.5.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch the Deeply Disturbing New Trailer for 'Hereditary'

The film that traumatized Sundance and SXSW.
River Donaghey
4.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch the Trailer for 'Hereditary,' the Horror Movie That Traumatized Sundance

The A24 film has already been dubbed "a new generation's 'The Exorcist.'"
VICE Staff
1.30.18
vice shorts

'Munchausen' by Ari Aster

Ari Aster's new film is a Pixar-inspired silent short about a clingy mother who goes to extreme lengths to keep her son from going off to college.
VICE Staff
2.21.15