Jordan Peele Praises ‘Midsommar’: An Iconic Pagan Movie With ‘Atrociously Disturbing Images’

Jordan Peele Praises ‘Midsommar’: An Iconic Pagan Movie With ‘Atrociously Disturbing Images’
Jordan Peele and Ari Aster became new masters of American horror after their debut films, “Get Out” and “Hereditary,” instantly became genre classics upon release. Both directors return in 2019 with their sophomore efforts, with Peele having already released “Us” to critical acclaim and box office success. Aster is up next with the July release of “Midsommar,” which has already made a giant fan of Peele. The two directors sit down for a discussion in the new issue of Fangoria (via Entertainment Weekly) and Peele has nothing but raves to share about “Midsommar.”

“When I texted you after the screening, I wrote, ‘I think you’ve made the most idyllic horror film of all time,'” Peele says. “You’ve taken ‘Stepford Wives’ and shattered the attractiveness of that movie with this one. That alone is a feat. Also, there are some obvious comps out there, but this movie is just so unique.
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