COME WITH ME: Midsommar (2019) MY REACTION! | Ari Aster *spoiler*

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  • spookyastronauts
    spookyastronauts   2 months back

    Hey guys! SO MANY GREAT COMMENTS IM OVERWHELMED! You all have shared such great information about details in the film I completely missed!
    Just wanted to say YES I totally misread the pubic hair on the towels! makes sense now! I feel like I kept trying to read into things being more disturbing than they were haha! Also, they weren't underwater at the start it was showing the first suicide! CRAZZYY!

    • Craig Johnson
      Craig Johnson  2 months back

      When you watch it again (which I'm sure you will) the scene where Christian finds a hair in his pie will make more sense!

    • rustomire
      rustomire  2 months back

      spookyastronauts opening drawing/painting tells the whole story. Look it up.

  • Denny Ehlers
    Denny Ehlers  5 days back

    "Midsommar" is the WTF movie of the year. And unlike you Emma, I found the music and singing to be irritating, and not at all soothing. Otherwise, I really enjoyed this movie, even though there is a gaping plot hole that I will reveal if asked. Keep on doing that thing you do.

    • Carly Joy
      Carly Joy  2 weeks back

      I actually had SUCH a similar reaction to this film and the person I saw it with was like "whaaaaaaat?"

      • Resident Recluse
        Resident Recluse  2 weeks back

        Would love to see you review the director's cut when it comes out.

        • Tri 3
          Tri 3  3 weeks back

          Just saw it, I feel like my inability to set aside the core character perspectives and questioning why they did what they did from a rational standpoint took me out of the film more than usual. I think that's why, while very similar to Hereditary conceptually it fell a bit flat for me in comparison. Everything the characters did that was "questionable" in Hereditary I understood more both emotionally and logically.

          Whereas I couldn't stop thinking two highly educated people within thr group actually having Midsommar culture as subject of their thesis should have probably been more interested in what was going on and asked more questions. Plus in Hereditary the cult aspect was in the background whereas this was fairly obvious. I still enjoyed the acting, character arcs, scenery, soundtrack a lot though. I would have probably enjoyed this more if I saw this first and Hereditary second so I wouldn't be comparing the two so much. Loved the review though your insights did fill in some gaps for me. Going to watch again will probably enjoy it more.

          • Mother Suspiriorum
            Mother Suspiriorum  1 months back

            Film needed more fika

          • Robroy333
            Robroy333  1 months back

            Great cinematography but Hereditary was obviously based on Rose Mary's baby and thr Exorcist and Mid Sommer was a rip of the Wickerman. Some shot for shot in the later. Was not scared by either movie. We joke the director's next film will be a remake of a cross dressing 'Psycho' motel owner that gets stabby with his guests in the shower . and thr director will title it: " Momma's boy" ! Lol

            • Amanda Moundshroud
              Amanda Moundshroud  2 months back

              Just found your channel...

              Like you and the content 😉

              • Jess C
                Jess C  2 months back

                I FINALLY got to see this movie! I wasn't able to see its original release in theaters but they put the director's cut out for this weekend so I got a second chance! Soooo worth the wait!

                • jorge sevilla
                  jorge sevilla  2 months back

                  I'm so sick of the film distribution here in Mexico.
                  Midsommar will premiere on September 20 and I just cannot wait. I've already watched a lot of spoilers, so I don't care if I know the whole plot with details.
                  Glad that you could still avoid some spoilers and I'm happy that you could watch it.

                  • krazytaxicabbie
                    krazytaxicabbie  2 months back

                    Finally saw this! I need to watch it again but gonna wait for the directors cut. I did feel like some things were missing. Why the girlfriend was THAT mad at him at the dinner table when she mentioned he would leave her there alone too like the other guy.

                    • Morgan snyder-adams
                      Morgan snyder-adams  2 months back

                      I was not a fan at all of Midsommar. Definitely took a step back from Hereditary.

                      • Mainely Movies
                        Mainely Movies  2 months back

                        Nice review, Emma! I'm glad you were finally able to watch this one! I definitely agree that this is a movie that takes a little bit of time to sink in. The attention to detail was great and I also really loved the dual-meaning of 'midsommar' itself. We've got the midsommar festival which is the catalyst for everything, but since this story is truly focused on our main characters and their own personal issues with relationships, growing up, etc. there's also a connection there as well. This Swedish community relates a person's life to the seasons: 0-18 = spring, 18-36 = summer, 36-54 = fall, and 54-72 = winter. Our core characters are PhD students and in their late-20s... metaphorically, mid-summer in their lives!

                        • mochii
                          mochii  2 months back

                          The main pole shown in the film is the sign of fertility. I think that it was actually used for genital mutilation in ancient rituals but those details are a little flimsy.

                          • atArturojr
                            atArturojr  2 months back

                            I wanted to love this movie is all I can say about this film. Smh.

                            • Ivan
                              Ivan  2 months back

                              Best movie I ever watched!

                              • Ricky Thaxter
                                Ricky Thaxter  2 months back

                                Loved the movie and your review. It's stayed with...much in the same way that Hereditary did...can't top thinking about it and feel like I'll enjoy it even more on a second viewing.

                                • Stacey Wiebe
                                  Stacey Wiebe  2 months back

                                  I loved it. I actually enjoyed it more then Hereditary in all honesty.

                                  • Nexils
                                    Nexils  2 months back

                                    Saw it last night (so waited until after to watch your video).
                                    I'm still not really sure what to think about it, but that opening scene was hauntingly awesome. That music and everything, it was horrible in a good way.
                                    The rest of the movie, I'm not sure. I felt very uncomfortable and awkward and a lot of the movie felt 'unfair' in a way. The main characters - just like Hereditary - never stood a chance. And while it felt like the Hereditary characters sorta had a way to figure stuff out and escape, Midsommar felt like they were in quicksand from the start and only getting more stuck.
                                    Kinda torn between different feelings. I wanted to like it more for sure, but maybe I was just overhyped? Maybe.

                                    Anyway, thanks for the video. Liked the little funny edits. In Dutch we also got a 'coziness' word: 'gezellig' but that's mostly about the nice feeling you get when you're with people.

                                    • Alex Saulter
                                      Alex Saulter  2 months back

                                      It's weird, I saw this movie over a month ago and I still don't know how I feel about it. Loved the cinematography, the atmosphere; I'm just still trying to figure it out. Lol! May have to do a rewatch. Great review as always!

                                      • Brent Ryan
                                        Brent Ryan  2 months back

                                        So disappointed in this movie 🍿

                                        • Gregory House
                                          Gregory House  2 months back

                                          It's really creepy hearing people siding with the Death Cult that manipulates everything and everyone from the start. Nothing the Cult says or does, especially to Dani, is genuine at all.

                                          • Gilbert Garces
                                            Gilbert Garces  2 months back

                                            A24, Ari Aster, & Jordan Peele are completely reinventing horror, into authentic horror. I'm thankful for them!😌

                                            Moral of midsommar story:

                                            Don't be a typical GUY dipshit & treat your girlfriend like trash...or else, karma!
                                            Forgetting your girlfriends birthday. After years together? Really?!😳😣

                                            I recommend checking out the new movie Scary stories to tell in the dark!! If it's available there. It's TRULY awesome!!😍👌

                                            • Jed Stanyer
                                              Jed Stanyer  2 months back

                                              That midsummer solstice motif in the theatre looks great.
                                              SPOILERS: I really liked Dani's arc, and I think the marketing really helped it. From the poster and trailer, you think that she's terrified by the cult, but when you watch the movie it's the opposite. The only people she connects with are the people within the cult and that makes the ending surprisingly happy.

                                              • Necrocosmopoliticon
                                                Necrocosmopoliticon  2 months back

                                                I really want to see Midsommar but it is showing in "selected" cinemas only, and the nearest one to me is 25 km away! It is really annoying these days cinemas are mostly showing superhero movies and other type of movies are getting sidelined.

                                                • totallu
                                                  totallu  2 months back

                                                  I SAW IT LAST NIGHT I LOVED IT. I can’t believe it’s taking us so long to get these movies, scary stories to tel in the dark isn’t coming out till 27th September and it’s just not okay :/

                                                  • Moo Moo Puppy
                                                    Moo Moo Puppy  2 months back

                                                    Have you seen these collector items Midsommar Bear in a cage "toys" , limited to only 75 with the cheapest one at $199 and the priciest at $599? Check out the corny music video/commercial.
                                                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNz9nkQYag4

                                                    • Flora Posteschild
                                                      Flora Posteschild  2 months back

                                                      SPOILERS: does anyone have thoughts on my theory that the events at the cult meeting are Dani's dream, provoked by her grief and magic mushrooms? The place was obviously not a working farm. It was a village out of a child's storybook. The artwork on Dani's walls, especially the bear picture, seems to have inspired the cult's ceremonies. And of course, all the people who were mean and dismissive of her came to bad ends, sexy Pelle gives her a big smackeroo on the lips, and somehow or other, she ends up queen. Overall, it was like the hallucination of one troubled young woman.

                                                      • Kasey Rae
                                                        Kasey Rae  2 months back

                                                        I absolutely loved this film, I just saw it last night in the tiniest little pull-down projection screen cinema. I can't get over how much freedom the filmmaker had, something about this felt like such new territory and I think it's going to lead to the cinematic world expanding.

                                                        • Elena Fox
                                                          Elena Fox  2 months back

                                                          I think I'm the only person who enjoyed this more than Hereditary...

                                                          • John Smith
                                                            John Smith  2 months back

                                                            Where did you manage to find the movie? The cinemas near me, Villiage and Hoyts, have barely any screenings at all! Hoyts is literally not showing it at all, and Villiage is showing it in one cinema...

                                                            • The Greasy Strangler
                                                              The Greasy Strangler  2 months back

                                                              Can I have I review

                                                              • Corey Parks
                                                                Corey Parks  2 months back

                                                                "Midsommar? No,never heard of it..." After 9mos. of hibernation saw&subscribed to SA for first time today.
                                                                No mystery here having seen&saw your reaction,I believe,within 12 hours after first announced. I stopped it upon your saying "Kicking him to the curb in the most stylish way..." Wanted see your initial reaction&been disappointed if you appeared to be as well? After&w/all those you sit through&do for others?

                                                                • Austin Morgan
                                                                  Austin Morgan  2 months back

                                                                  I honestly found this one to be really boring! Other than the suicide at the beginning and the cliff jumping suicide scene, I was really bored. I felt like the film was alluding that it was going to go somewhere really extreme and shocking but it never went there

                                                                  • Open Doors
                                                                    Open Doors  2 months back

                                                                    HOW WAS IT SOOTHING LMAO 😂 I respect your opinion but honestly it was such a foreign atmosphere and such awful things were happening to people I couldn’t possibly be soothed. It honestly gave me an anxiety spell because of how intensely it scared me.

                                                                    • Jessica Jesse
                                                                      Jessica Jesse  2 months back

                                                                      Ok you officially have THE best movie theaters! I mean what in the world?!?! So freakin awesome!


                                                                      The opening suicide scene was brutal and made my heart sink. I loved the main actress and the way she cried...she made you feel her despair.
                                                                      I too am fascinated with cults so I loved that we got to explore one in this movie. I could completely understand why joining them would intrigue her. She finally found people that not only sympathized with her pain but literally empathized as well. I thought it was a beautiful movie.

                                                                      • Phillip Black
                                                                        Phillip Black  2 months back

                                                                        I just plain loved Midsommar...never expected that Aster might reach Hereditary with this but for me these two are just on par! A emotionally extremely involving story about a woman´s search for the right place in life after being let down and hurt by so called friends. Of course, this is all fcked up and twisted - Aster style. I loved how he showed the contrast between the two worlds: The snowy landscapes and chilling emotions in the beginning and the relaxed and sundrenched images in Sweden. Also: Florence Pugh was FANTASTIC!
                                                                        Great piece of Art!

                                                                        • Lynn Bowers
                                                                          Lynn Bowers  2 months back

                                                                          What haunted me in this film, strangely, were the off screen deaths. Knowing Simon didn't leave his girlfriend behind but is really dead; hearing his girlfriend's distant screams, which the characters hear but dismiss in their drugged up haze ; the guy who goes off with the Swedish girl thinking he's gonna get some and we know different. All the characters are too self absorbed and stoned to realize the danger they are in. That creeped me out the most for some reason.

                                                                          • ReduxStereo
                                                                            ReduxStereo  1 months back

                                                                            I think it's because that is how the world is that we live in. We know people are out there dying horribly but ignorance is bliss.

                                                                        • Ghost
                                                                          Ghost  2 months back

                                                                          Midsommar was fucking epic

                                                                          • Impression Blend
                                                                            Impression Blend  2 months back

                                                                            You finally watched it!!! YAY :D

                                                                            • KweenyTodd
                                                                              KweenyTodd  2 months back

                                                                              This movie sounds fantastic. Great video Emma!

                                                                              • Heli Rauanheimo
                                                                                Heli Rauanheimo  2 months back

                                                                                I absolutely loved this film from the traumatising first scene to the cathartic ending. The attention to detail is mesmerising and it's interesting to read about all the folklore the rituals are based of (there are still many cliffs in Sweden called ättestupa, road trip anyone?) Are you going to read the script now that you've seen the film? I read it after my second viewing and some things (like why especially Ulf was so angry about the sacred tree) had much more depth.

                                                                                • Nicole Iriana
                                                                                  Nicole Iriana  2 months back

                                                                                  Felt the exact same. 100%

                                                                                  • Мария Карденас Букели

                                                                                    I loved it! Amazing film! I might say it is about loneliness. I also made my review in my channel. And Sure i also felt like I was tripping at some point. The flowers breathing were awesome

                                                                                    • Cinema Recall
                                                                                      Cinema Recall  2 months back

                                                                                      I love your review in saying it was about a girl who learns to kick her toxic BF off to the side. I dug this film because off the different reactions it holds from people.

                                                                                      • David Kosir
                                                                                        David Kosir  2 months back

                                                                                        Yayy!! I love these type of videos

                                                                                        • joceline
                                                                                          joceline  2 months back

                                                                                          YAASSS! So happy you finally got to watch it!

                                                                                          • Melanie Johnson
                                                                                            Melanie Johnson  2 months back

                                                                                            I’m so sad this is showing no where on the Gold Coast 😭😭😭