Following the announcement that John Krasinski
's A Quiet Place will be the opening night movie at SXSW, the anticipated Midnighters
genre slate has now been revealed, including the buzzed-about Hereditary (read Heather Wixson
's Sundance review here), Leigh Whannell
's Upgrade, Jenn Wexler
's The Ranger
, and Field Guide to Evil.
You can check out the full list of Midnighters
below, and visit the official SXSW website for more information on the festival's schedule.
From SXSW: "The SXSW Midnighters section is a perennial favorite for SXSW audiences thrilled by the weird, electric, and sometimes terrifying selections. Featuring 10 genre films, including 6 World Premieres, the slate includes dark comedies, thrillers, Sci-Fi, mystery and slasher horror from a mix of established and first-time filmmakers. The Midnighters, as well as 12 additional films, which are included in the 132 total features now to be screened at the SXSW 2018 Film Festival.
Scary, funny, sexy, controversial – provocative