Best Horror: Hereditary
2018 once again marked the year of A24‘s auteur-driven gems, including Ari Aster’s disturbing horror-hit Hereditary. A24’s highest grossing indie film to date, Hereditary, which was both written and directed by Aster, introduced the movie world to newcomer Milly Shapiro, who plays the film’s nightmare child, Charlie. Another noteworthy performance comes by way of Toni Collette, who portrays a mother losing touch with reality as terrifying secrets about her family’s ancestry are dug up and revealed. Hereditary goes right into creating an unsettling tone from the get-go, giving viewers nightmares for days. And let’s not forget how the film served up one of 2018’s most jaw-dropping scenes; you know the one we’re talking about.