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THE NORTHMAN (2022)
Starring Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Claes Bang, Willem Dafoe, Elliott Rose, Ralph Ineson, Björk and Kate Dickie. Directed by Robert Eggers.
MIDSOMMAR (2019)
Starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, William Jackson Harper, Anna Åström, Julia Ragnarsson, Liv Mjönes, Björn Andrésen, Louise Peterhoff and Anki Larsson. Directed by Ari Aster.

Dani and Christian are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday in a land of eternal sunlight takes a sinister turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that render the pastoral paradise increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing.

REVIEWS Midsommar: The Director's Cut - Ari Aster elevates an already remarkable film to a masterpiece
Midsommar - Ari Aster brings the gore but lacks the emotion

HEREDITARY (2018)
Starring Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Mallory Bechtel, Brock McKinney, Zachary Arthur, Austin R. Grant and Gabriel Monroe Eckert. Directed by Ari Aster.

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. Making his feature debut, writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision of a domestic breakdown that exhibits the craft and precision of a nascent auteur, transforming a familial tragedy into something ominous and deeply disquieting, and pushing the horror movie into chilling new terrain with its shattering portrait of heritage gone to hell.

REVIEWS Hereditary - An infernal masterclass in the art of trauma
Hereditary - Nothing stays buried

AMERICAN HONEY (2016)
Starring Sasha Lane and Shia Labeouf. Directed by Andrea Arnold.

Star, a teenage girl from a troubled home, runs away with a traveling sales crew who drive across the American Midwest selling magazine subscriptions door to door. Finding her feet in this gang of teenagers, one of whom is Jake, she soon gets into the group's lifestyle of hard-partying nights, law-bending days, and young love.

REVIEWS American Honey - America through a new lens

AIN'T THEM BODIES SAINTS (2013)
Starring Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Rami Malek, Keith Carradine, Charles Baker, Nate Parker, Kentucker Audley, Turner Ross and Will Beinbrink. Directed by David Lowery.

An outlaw escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
THE LONELIEST PLANET (2013)
Starring Gael García Bernal - Alex, Hani Furstenberg - Nica and Bidzina Gujabidze. Directed by Julia Loktev.

Alex and Nica, a few months away from their wedding, are backpacking through Eastern Europe. Habitual and adventurous travellers, they get by with friendly smiles and a smattering of the local languages.

Upon arriving in Georgia, the pair hires a guide to lead them on a camping trek, and the three set off into the lush wilderness. Walking for hours, they trade anecdotes and play word games to pass the time, or simply allow the vast surroundings to envelop them, until a split- second decision triggers a series of events that threatens everything the couple believes about themselves, and each other...

A VIGILANTE
Starring Olivia Wilde, Morgan Spector, Betsy Aidem, Tonye Patano, C.j. Wilson, Kyle Catlett, Judy Marte, Chuck Cooper, Estefania Tejeda and Cheryse Dyllan. Directed by Sarah Daggar-Nickson.

Sadie, since escaping the clutches of her abusive husband, has provided a clandestine service to abused women who desperately need help. Contacted through a secret code, a disguised Sadie enters situations, and uses her Krav Maga martial arts skills to force out the abuser. Gradually, Sadie’s backstory is revealed and, with extreme tension, the film heads inexorably towards an explosive conclusion.

REVIEWS A Vigilante - A timely blow to the throat of toxic masculinity

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