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Martin Scorsese on Value of Not Knowing Director’s Identity Before Seeing Their Films

Martin Scorsese on Sunday talked about filmmakers he admires, the "danger of a demagogue taking over America" and the exit of outgoing director Kent Jones at the 2019 New York Film Festival.

How ‘Midsommar’ Connects Fairy Tales and Horror

'Midsommar' filmmaker Ari Aster's sophomore feature further explores themes of family and trauma.

Cannes: The Buzz Films That Won’t Be at the Festival

It looks like there will be no Quentin Tarantino, and no Netflix, at the Cannes Film Festival this year, with high-profile omissions from its 2019 lineup including Ari Aster's 'Midsommar,' Benh…

‘Midsommar’ Looks Like a Terrifying Companion Piece to ‘Hereditary’

'Hereditary' filmmaker Ari Aster returns with a trailer for 'Midsommer.'

Spirit Awards Snubs: Leading Nominee ‘We the Animals’ Shut Out

Snubs at the 2019 Independent Spirit Awards include leading nominee 'We the Animals', which failed to win any of the five honors for which it was nominated, and 'Eighth Grade,' which took home only…

Hollywood Reporter’s Guide to the 2019 Independent Spirit Awards

Everything you need to know about the 2019 Independent Spirit Awards.

Gotham Awards: ‘The Favourite,’ ‘First Reformed’ Lead Nominees

'The Favourite' and 'First Reformed' lead the 2018 nominations for the Gotham Independent Film Awards, it was announced Thursday. Other films up for multiple awards include 'Eighth Grade,'…

Would ‘Halloween’ Be Revered If It Were Released Today?

Would we acknowledge Halloween's unspoken complexities if the film came out today? Would we call it sophisticated? Or would we reserve our laurels for the 'Hereditarys' out there, the horror films…

How Director Ari Aster Turned ‘Hereditary’ Into a Harrowing Cinematic Experience

'Hereditary' Blu-ray featurette "Cursed: The True Nature of Hereditary" sheds light on the filmmaker's approach, and how Ari Aster turned a character-driven domestic drama into one of the 2018's most…

Why Horror Is Having Its Moment

Films like 'A Quiet Place' and 'Hereditary' have shown audiences are hungry for elevated genre fare, but as 'Suspiria' screenwriter David Kajganich notes, horror shouldn't just be "the easy route to…

Oscars: A Year After ‘Get Out,’ Can ‘Hereditary’ Become a Contender?

While a best picture nomination may be a bridge too far for a film as divisive as this one, a best actress nomination for Toni Collette may be within reach, writes THR's awards columnist.

The Cruelest Moments in ‘Hereditary’ Are Not About Violence

'Hereditary' may be a horror movie, but its cruelest moments are not about gore.