Olivia Rodrigo and Joaquin Phoenix pic

Beau Is Afraid? More like Olivia Rodrigo is afraid!

The “Driver’s License” singer opened as much as fellow music artist Phoebe Bridgers about seeing Ari Aster‘s latest A24 horror movie starring Joaquin Phoenix, which hit theaters in April.

In a chat between the 2 musicians that befell on June 30, however was simply printed right this moment in Interview Magazine, Rodrigo revealed that she is “a giant thriller woman, however [she] watch[es] a couple of scary motion pictures right here and there.”

“I persuade myself that I see shit after I come house from watching Insidious or one thing,” she mentioned by means of laughter. “Also, I watched that new Ari Aster film Beau Is Afraid and I obtained so scared. I actually needed to stroll out of the theater. I’ve by no means had such a visceral response to a film in my life. It felt like a foul acid journey.”

Bridgers, who additionally was fairly scared whereas watching the film, expressed how glad she was that she introduced it up, however had a novel response compared to Rodrigo’s.

Joaquin Phoenix in 'Beau is Afraid'
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“That is the scariest film I’ve ever seen, however I used to be laughing the complete time,” Bridges admitted.

“That’s the one cheap response,” Rodrigo replied. “Your physique simply can’t course of it. You must chortle.”

The movie follows Beau Wasserman (Phoenix) as he embarks on a journey home to attend his mom’s funeral, however is confronted by his biggest fears alongside the best way. Aster, who was additionally behind horror movies Hereditary and Midsommar, advised Vox that “it was very liberating to simply have this invented world that allowed [him] to go wherever [him intuition led [him.”

” If some very stupid idea made me laugh, the challenge was to find a way to get it in there and have it be cohesive with the whole,” he added. “But there was nothing too crazy, too stupid, too strange. That was just fun.”

Discussion of the horror film came up after Bridgers mentioned Rodrigo’s new single “vampire” — which was released on the day of their interview — and asked what her favorite vampire movie was.

Twilight. Hands down. I know that’s the most basic one ever,” Rodrigo responded, deeming the first film of the series “an impeccable work of cinema.”

“I’ve been obsessed with it since I was so young,” she continued. “My mom found all of these drawings of vampires that I did when I was literally 4 years old. I’m like, ‘God, I was manifesting this from such a young age.’”

Rodrigo’s upcoming album Guts will be released this Friday, Sept. 8. Beau Is Afraid is available to rent or buy on Prime Video.

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