Midnight Madness brings the thrills to TIFF 2011
What this year’s Midnight Madness lineup lacks in recognizable star power, it makes up for in pure, unadulterated thrills. From supernatural slayers to crossbow killers to corpse smugglers, the scheduled 2011 screenings have enough variety to satisfy even the most particular of genre geeks.
“Ravenous cinephiles will devour the roster of chillers, action thrillers and pitch-black comedies that fill this yearâ€™s slate,” said Colin Geddes, TIFF’s Midnight Madness Programmer. “Martial arts assassins, cops and robbers, escaped lunatics and vampire ballerinas will take over Ryerson Theatre every night at midnight, and deliver the shocking and rocking experience that our loyal audience flocks to take part in, helping make these screenings so memorable.”
This year’s program includes films from comedian Bobcat Goldthwait, The Blair Witch Project director Eduardo Sanchez, Japanese cult director Katsuhito Ishii, and marks the return of a director-duo discovered at MM in 2007, Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo.
In addition to the expected chills and thrills each film is expected to scare up for attending audiences, nine of the ten scheduled flicks are also set to have their world premiere at the annual fest.
Check out the full line-up below!