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XX (2017)

XX (2017)

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Critic Consensus: XX's array of distinct female filmmaking voices -- and the empowerment their collection represents -- offer enough thrills to make up for the overall uneven quality that plagues most anthology projects.

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XX is a new all-female helmed horror anthology featuring four dark tales written and directed by fiercely talented women: Annie Clark (St. Vincent) rocks her directorial debut with THE BIRTHDAY PARTY; Karyn Kusama (THE INVITATION, GIRLFIGHT) exorcises HER ONLY LIVING SON; Roxanne Benjamin (V/H/S trilogy, SOUTHBOUND) screams DON'T FALL; and Jovanka Vuckovic (THE CAPTURED BIRD, former editor of Rue Morgue Magazine) dares to open THE BOX. Award-winning animator Sofia Carrillo (LA CASA TRISTE) wraps together stories of terror, blood and mayhem featuring a cast including Natalie Brown, Melanie Lynskey, Breeda Wool, Angela Trimbur, Sheila Vand and Christina Kirk.

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Cast

Breeda Wool
as Gretchen
Lindsay Burdge
as Madeleine
Brenda Wehle
as Principal Jenks
Lisa Renee Pitts
as Kelly Withers
Lisa Costanza
as Female Onlooker
Ruben Pla
as Male Patron
Curt Cornelius
as Dr. Roman
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Critic Reviews for XX

All Critics (46) | Top Critics (11)

The four narratives ... achieve varying levels of black comedy and terror with an emphasis on women's issues.

March 2, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Two out of four is not a bad average, particularly when the half in question aren't pestiferous enough to warrant a ruckus. Fans of this sort of thing won't go hungry.

February 24, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

If XX is trying to make some sort of statement, it's not doing so with much clarity or power.

February 17, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The feminine perspectives of "XX" create for powerfully compelling and original horror tales that operate within the genre while testing the boundaries of traditional storytelling and style

February 16, 2017 | Full Review…

A first of its kind in a male-dominated genre, these four short films are signed, sealed and delivered as a form of empowerment.

February 16, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The results offer a collective shiver (not a lot of shrieks here) for those in the mood for sprightly, short-form misfortune.

February 16, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for XX

½

A project that I'm glad got put together, but that still has the faults typical of anthology horror.

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