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    The New Horror Movie "Midsommar" Has Its First Trailer And Oh Dear God, No

    NO. FESTIVALS. EVER.

    Hello! How are you? Are you having a good day? Well, I'm here to make you aware of this absolutely terrifying-looking horror movie! You're welcome!

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    Writer-director Ari Aster β€” i.e., the man who made ~heads roll~ with last year's surprise scary smash Hereditary β€” has gifted us with the first trailer-length look at his latest brightly lit nightmare, Midsommar:

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    The film follows Dani (Florence Pugh) and Christian (Jack Reynor), an all-American couple on the verge of what looks like a pretty nasty breakup.

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    However, before Christian gets the chance to end things, Dani experiences a family tragedy, delaying their breakup and causing Dani to invite herself along with Christian and his buds on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to a festival in Sweden.

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    But remember, this is a horror movie, so when I say "festival," what I actually mean is "a nightmare." A festival of human nightmares.

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    The film itself looks GORGEOUS β€” from the sun-soaked landscape to the bright pastel wardrobes to the rich red BLOOD BECAUSE THIS IS A HORROR MOVIE, TRICKED YA INTO FEELING COMFORTABLE FOR A SECOND.

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    Anyway, this trailer truly highlights absolutely every reason why I will never go to a "festival" of any kind. No thank you, but it was so nice of you to ask. I'll be at home, asleep.

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    I'm not going to a music festival. I'm not going to a wine and food festival. I'm not going to a festival of the arts. I'm not even going to the Festival of the Lion King show at Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom. Never again.

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    NO. FESTIVALS. EVER.

    Also unrelated but related: HOW DARE YOU PUT CHIDI* IN DANGER. HE HAS BEEN THROUGH ENOUGH.

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    *I am aware that this is real-life actor William Jackson Harper and not the fictional character Chidi Anagonye, but he will ALWAYS be Chidi to me.

    So yeah, there ya have it. If Midsommar is absolutely anywhere near as weird and wild as Hereditary was, I'm sure we're all in for a treat(?). Anyway, be sure to catch it in theaters July 3 β€” that is, if you're brave enough.

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