Four Ways Director Ari Aster Creates Brilliant Movies

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**Spoiler Alert!**

1. The trailers of Aster’s movies are ingeniously vague and misleading

Hereditary Trailer
Midsommar Trailer

2. Aster is a master at portraying family grief

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Grieving mother in Hereditary
Mother grieving her loss in Hereditary
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Peter grieving for his sister in Hereditary
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Dani grieving for her sister and parents in Midsommar

3. Aster combines images of beauty and terror seamlessly

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The folkloric beauty of Midsommar
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The semi-disturbing murals of Midsommar
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The dollhouse mini-model version of one of the most horrific scenes in Hereditary

4. Aster escalates horror like no other

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When the Americans first meet the cult members
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Peter in shock along with us viewers
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Prior to the plunge

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