Magazine article Screen International

Toronto Unveils Midnight Line-Up

Magazine article Screen International

Toronto Unveils Midnight Line-Up

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The 25th anniversary of the Toronto International Film Festival's genre strand to open with Chris Silvertson's All Cheerleaders Die and feature the world premiere of Eli Roth's The Green Inferno.See below for full list

Also the seven world premieres are supernatural thriller Oculus, starring Doctor Who's Karen Gillan, while Juno Mak's Rigor Mortis will receive its North American premiere.

Colin Geddes, who programmed the strand, said: "Since its 1988 launch, the Midnight Madness programme emerged as a touchstone of cinematic shock, satiating the adventurous palate of bloodthirsty cinephiles from all over the world.

"When the witching hour strikes and the human brain starts slipping into dream mode, the Ryerson Theatre will once again serve up a feast of phantasmagorical characters and jaw-dropping scenes, playing host to bizarre biological monstrosities, ruthless dominatrix gangs, paranormal mirrors, and the hijinks of supernatural cheerleaders. …

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