SXSW 2018: Director Jenn Wexler and Producer Ashleigh Snead Face The Ranger
If there’s one thing we’ll always need more of in horror, it’s good ol’ fashioned punk rock. Let’s rebel against the establishment! Let’s challenge the status quo! Let’s flip over tables, throw chairs through windows, and bow at the alter that is Linnea Quigley dancing atop a sarcophagus! Fuck normal, let’s get weird!
Rocking out of this year’s SXSW Convention was Jenn Wexler’s The Ranger, a film about a group of punks who go camping only to be confronted by the park’s titular ranger. From there, shit hits the fan and the blood begins to flow. But who better to tell us about the movie and what audiences can expect other than Wexler and her producing partner Ashleigh Snead? Watch our interview and then let us know in the comments who’s better, The Ramones or The Sex Pistols!
“When Chelsea and her friends get in trouble with the cops, they flee the city and go on the run. Fueled by a hallucinogenic drug called Echo, they hope to lay low–and get high–in an old family hideout in the woods. But Chelsea’s got reservations about going back to nature and secrets she’s not sharing with her friends. When a shot rings out, her past comes crashing back, and the punks find themselves pitted against the local authority: an unhinged park ranger with an axe to grind.”
The Ranger stars Chloe Levine, Granit Lahu, Jeremy Pope, and “Mr. Robot’s” Jeremy Holm as The Ranger.