Ha. I just realized I wrote ‘ahead’ when I’m about to talk about a decapitation. But anyway, yes – I will spoil some of Hereditary (my favorite movie of 2018) in this post, so you’ve been warned.
Now, there are numerous parts of this movie that honestly gave me the heebie jeebies (I love that term). So, needless to say – it’s tough to pick just one for this post. But……if I had to – it would be Toni Collette’s character Annie performing a ‘self decapitation’ on herself while hovering above her son Peter (Alex Wolff) as he watches in horror. It’s an unnerving, unsettling, and grotesque image as Annie saws slow at first…..then faster as the blood begins to flow from her neck.
I have to say real quick after watching Hereditary again last night – that I think it’s fantastic, and not just for a horror movie. And if you think this isn’t a horror movie (yes, there is a debate about that), please feel free to give me some reasons why in the comment section. If it’s not your cup of tea, I totally respect that. And if you don’t understand what was happening with the plot, I totally get that too (although a little research could be to your benefit with that). But, if you think Hereditary isn’t a horror movie……..I just don’t get it. Ok ok – enough of my slight rant…..let’s get on with the ‘self decapitation’!
Ants. They may not look creepy on the surface, but put them in a horror movie and good things will happen. And thanks to the new movie Hereditary, you get to see a lot of ants! And other fucked up shit too that might scar you for life. Let’s discuss! Continue reading →
It’s far and between that I watch a horror movie trailer, and then re-watch about five more times quickly after. Such is the case for the new trailer for the film written and directed by Ari Aster called Hereditary. Just the tease alone, that you’ll see below, made me want to go take a shower.
Not even sure where to begin with this one. But first, yes – the buzz is already very strong on Hereditary thanks to it’s screening at Sundance last month. Being toted as ‘This generation’s Exorcist‘, those are obviously very strong words. Judging from the trailer though, that might not be crazy talk.
The visuals incorporating the dollhouse into real life are stunning, as is the last half where we see horrible things. Horrible, horrible things. A kid bashing his head against a desk, creepy crawlies crawling all over someone, a person engulfed in flames, and some serious chopping with a kitchen knife. All of this is accompanied by some unnerving music that sets the tone for what this movie experience is going to be like. Hereditary opens on June 8th. Make sure you bring an extra pair of underwear to the screening though. I’m thinking you might need it.