‘Midsommar’ and The Big White Cult

The following article contains spoilers for Ari Aster’s Midsommar.   One of the principal criticisms of Midsommar is that it’s main thematic assertion is that international travel is dangerous. Cultural critic Richard Brody said it best when he wrote “the subject of “Midsommar” is the absurdity and obtuseness of suspending moral judgment for other cultures in the…

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