Forget ‘Imagine,’ These Quarantined Friends Remade Toni Collette’s ‘Hereditary’ Breakdown
Published on Mar 26, 2020
Gal Gadot and her celebrity friends in quarantine made headlines for all the wrong reasons last week with their cringe-worthy cover of John Lennon’s “Imagine.” The video generated widespread scorn across the internet, but it at least did one good thing by inspiring Los Angeles filmmaker and performer Austin S. Williams to put his own spin on the format. Williams dropped “Imagine” in favor of Toni Collette’s searing monologue from “Hereditary” in which she lashes out at her son at dinner. Williams’ video is so perfect that it even got the blessing of “Hereditary” distributor A24, which re-shared the video on its social media pages. The clip has earned over 1 million views and counting.
For those who don’t remember, Collette’s monologues is as follows: “Don’t you swear at me, you little shit! Don’t you ever raise your voice at me! I am your mother!
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Author: Zack Sharf