Director Ari Aster Reveals The Startling Connection Between HEREDITARY and WEEKEND AT BERNIE’S 2

In which the director of HEREDITARY walks us through his film's many influences.

As you've probably heard, Ari Aster's Hereditary is in theaters this weekend, and seems to be scaring the dickens out of just about everyone who sees it. A twisty, terrifying, pull-no-punches dive into madness, Hereditary's easily one of the year's best horror films, and we're hyped for all of you to see it.

Before you do, though (or, hell, after you do), check out the following video interview we recently conducted with Hereditary director Ari Aster. He walks us through a number of horror films that inspired his own, and some of the titles he namechecks are kind of surprising!

Have you seen Hereditary yet? Planning on it? Think it'll be too scary, and you're afraid to buy tickets? We're curious where you folks are at with this one, so hit the comments below to weigh in with your weekend plans as they pertain to A24's latest, and stay tuned for more Hereditary-related goodness as the weekend progresses.