Ep. 04-05: Hereditary (2018)

When her mother passes away, Annie (Toni Collette), her husband, Steve (Gabriel Byrne), her son, Peter (Alex Wolff), and her daughter, Charlie (Milly Shapiro), all mourn her loss. The family turns to different means of handling their grief, including Annie and her daughter both flirting with the supernatural. Soon, each has disturbing, otherworldly experiences linked to emotional trauma and sinister secrets inherited through generations of their family.

Welcome to the slow-burn, horrifically unique world of director Ari Aster. Hereditary (2018) was a polarizing film, dividing critics and fans alike into two separate groups who either “loved it” or “hated it” with very little middle ground. Join us as we discuss what makes this film so memorable from its spectacularly talented cast, its fine-tuned script, and the mind-boggling notion it is a debut from a seriously talented director (who has also now brought us the equally controversial Midsommar (2019). Listen, as Johnny Has the Keys traces our ancestry, seeking keys to our past and discovering secrets in our family’s lineage, so sinister and so foreboding that we may regret ever having looked.

Episode 5 Hereditary



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