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  1. coming soon
    London Q&A Screening Of "Beau Is Afraid"
    Everything We Know About Ari Aster’s Next Movie, EddingtonJoaquin Phoenix, Pedro Pascal, Emma Stone, and more are saddling up for this contemporary western.
  2. best of 2023
    John Waters’s Best Movies of 2023The not-so-secret New York resident on the films you should have seen this year.
  3. movies
    Parker Posey Doesn’t Know If She Can Live in New YorkThe actress on aging in the city, terrible boyfriends, and why she doesn’t read her press.
  4. ask an expert
    A Urologist Answers Every Question We Have About Beau Is AfraidWhat would be the medical consequences of not ejaculating for your entire life?
  5. movie review
    The Impersonality of Ari Aster’s Most Personal FilmThe Hereditary director, never a horror guy, has left the genre behind for Beau Is Afraid — so why does his new film feel less open?
  6. encounter
    Who’s Afraid of Patti LuPone?The Broadway legend on bringing the horror to Ari Aster’s latest smothering-mother fantasy Beau Is Afraid.
  7. easter eggs
    Beau Is Afraid’s Filthiest Jokes Are Hidden in the BackgroundAri Aster’s latest is stuffed with funny signs, cheeky parodies, and blink-and-you’ll-miss-’em references.
  8. endings
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of Beau Is AfraidIt would be tempting to say that Beau Is Afraid is the story of Beau’s journey back home, but really, there isn’t much of a journey.
  9. needle drops
    Mariah Carey Watched Beau Is Afraid’s ‘Always Be My Baby’ Sex Scene on Her PhoneCarey personally approved Beau Is Afraid’s use of “Always Be My Baby” after Ari Aster wrote a letter to her, according to producer Lars Knudsen.
  10. dick jokes and mommy issues
    Have You Seen Ari Aster’s Missing 2011 Beau Short Film?The short film — now scrubbed from the internet — tells us a lot about early Ari Aster and the neurotic humor that shaped Beau Is Afraid.
  11. ari aster
    All About Ari Aster’s MotherEverything the Beau Is Afraid director has said about his mom, because we know you want to know.
  12. upworthy
    Local Boy Meets His Hero, Mariah CareyBeau is overjoyed!
  13. coming soon
    The Universe Is Conspiring Against Joaquin PhoenixDirector Ari Aster says it’s “Jewish Lord of the Rings, but he’s just going to his mom’s house.”
  14. comedy halloween
    Celebrities: They’re Fools Like UsWhich celebs got got this Comedy Halloween?
  15. gotcha
    Midsommar Stans Got Pranked With Beau Is Afraid for April Fools’Director Ari Aster did a Q&A at the surprise early screening of his film.
  16. mom can you come get us?
    Ari Aster’s Disappointment Blvd. Renamed Beau Is AfraidStarring Joaquin Phoenix’s younger self?
  17. casting
    Ari Aster Nabs Patti LuPone, Nathan Lane, and Amy Ryan for Disappointment Blvd.Ironically, Disappointment Blvd. may be a happier boulevard for LuPone than Sunset.
  18. cult followings
    Let Ari (Grande) and Ari (Aster) Make Something Weird TogetherThe most depraved creative minds of our time simply must collaborate.
  19. a closer look
    Explaining the End of MidsommarDirector Ari Aster and actor Jack Reynor help us make sense of the Swedish folk horror’s final moments.
  20. chat room
    Jack Reynor Is Pretty Sure He Ate One of Ari Aster’s Pubes in MidsommarFrom rotting shrimp to sunburns to herds of wasps, the actor describes what went into making the summer’s most shocking horror film.
  21. movie review
    Ari Aster’s Midsommar Is an Ambitious, Blurry Horror TripThe Hereditary director seems sure of only one thing: that he wants to make you feel as if your head is being sawed off.
  22. q&a
    Ari Aster on Midsommar: ‘I Really Don’t Know What I’ve Done’The horror director has been working nonstop for two and a half years to perfect the gruesome Hereditary and its cathartic follow-up. Now what?
  23. horror
    Midsommar’s Florence Pugh on the Art of Sobbing in a Corner Wearing HeadphonesShe had to cry — a lot — in Ari Aster’s new movie. But don’t worry, she has the Little Women group text to console her now.
  24. trailer mix
    The Trailer for Midsommar Promises a Terrible Summer Festival ExperienceThis will be a very unhappy Independence Day at the movies.
  25. party report
    Midsommar Will Be ‘a Wizard of Oz for Perverts,’ Says Director Ari Aster“It’s less overtly a horror movie, but it’s still working in that same space. It’s very macabre. But people shouldn’t go in expecting Hereditary.”
  26. trailer mix
    It’s a Sun-Dappled Nightmare in the Midsommar TeaserFrom the director of Hereditary.
  27. trailer mix
    A24 Teases Ari Aster’s Hereditary Follow-Up, SommarAster calls it “technically a horror film.”
  28. close reads
    Explaining the End of HereditaryWhat was going on with those decapitations?
  29. close reads
    Let’s Talk About the Scene With the Car in HereditaryThe story behind one of 2018’s most shocking onscreen moments.
  30. Toni Collette on Hereditary, the Wildest Movie of Her Career“I fucking love this movie, and I hate my agent for sending it.”
  31. Hereditary Director Ari Aster Answers His ‘Upsetting’ Film’s Burning QuestionsThink of it as a nightmare unfolding “from the perspective of the sacrificial lambs.”
  32. movie review
    Toni Collette Gets the Worst Inheritance Ever in HereditaryWriter-director Ari Aster’s debut film is brilliantly horrible — cruel to the point of invasiveness.