X: Night of Vengeance
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Holly Rowe's retiring, kissing her callgirl life goodbye. She just has to get through her last night on the job. Shay Ryan's a teenage runaway, broke and alone. She just has to get through her first night as a hooker. Then fate throws them together on a job that goes horribly wrong and they're trapped on an out-of-control roller coaster ride, through the twilight zone of sex-for-sale.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 69%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"X most certainly won't be for everyone, but I found myself enjoying every second of its slick, bordering on camp, nature. It's one of the most alive and confident genre titles to come out of this country in quite some time."
‑ Glenn Dunks, Onya Magazine
"A night to forget."
‑ Ahmed Peerbux, Little White Lies
"Raw, convincing Aussie thriller set on the meaner streets of Sydney."
‑ Anna Smith, Empire Magazine
"There are a few clunky moments and some cheesy, chuckle-inducing pieces of dialogue, but X is a mostly-satisfying genre thriller."
‑ Simon Miraudo, Quickflix
"A wonderfully noir-ish effort..."
‑ Bill Gibron, PopMatters
"The seedy pic is long on raunchiness and short on credibility."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"As raw and tragic as X tries to be, it stumbles over its delusional awe of the dangerous underworld and its alluring perks ..."
‑ Lisa Giles-Keddie, Real.com
"Jon Hewitt has made a short, sharp and edgy thriller that's as effective and engaging as his Red Ball (1999), which was set in the world of corrupt cops"
‑ Andrew L. Urban, Urban Cinefile
"The saddest, seediest locations of Sydney's Kings Cross are manifested vividly in Jon Hewitt's X, but solid production values do not outweigh the film's puerile voyeurism, base misogyny and lurid tone."
‑ Simon Foster, sbs.com.au
"The ensuing chase doesn't entirely hang together, with some twists more plausible than others, but the setting's scuzzy, febrile atmosphere adds to the tension and the two leads hold their own."
‑ Jason Best, Movie Talk
"Hewitt's pungent early scenes of Oz's underbelly have a certain crystal-meth intensity, but the buzz can't last, and the film starts to wilt."
‑ Xan Brooks, Guardian
"Sex, violence, corruption and disillusionment are the themes of Jon Hewitt's darkly erotic thriller in which two call-girls get more than they bargain for in a tough night on the job."
‑ Louise Keller, Urban Cinefile
"A strong and taut action thriller..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
More reviews for X: Night of Vengeance on Rotten Tomatoes

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