Where Ari Aster’s Hereditary used the American horror playbook to tell a story of trauma and grief, his follow-up Midsommar steps outside those aesthetic constraints while zeroing in on similar ideas.
The Peripheral, based on author William Gibson's 2014 sci-fi thriller novel, hails from Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy.
Modern Love is based on the New York Times column of the same name, which features standalone stories of everyday romance.
From The Wicker Man to Midsommar: Tracing the folk horror tradition and its recent renaissance in cinema
It is impossible to talk about Midsommar without discussing its precedents, which pioneered the rich traditions and iconography of folk horror.
Midsommar early reactions: Ari Aster's film is 'a psychedelic fairy tale about ridding oneself of fear and pain'
Midsommar's narrative draws from the tradition of Midsummer, Sweden's most popular folk festival.
Midsommar: A24 teases Ari Aster’s Hereditary follow-up, starring Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, Florence Pugh
Midsommar is expected to hit the theatres later this year.
The uber-cool genre mashup, Kin, comes from the producer of Netflix's Stranger Things.