XX (2017)

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,… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: February 17, 2017
DVD Release Date: May 23, 2017
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

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.

Peter Keough
Boston Globe

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

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Katie Walsh
Los Angeles Times

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

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Joan Escutia
Butaca Ancha

At the end of the day XX remains a curiosity for any lover of horror... [Full review in Spanish]

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Scott Marks
San Diego Reader

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.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

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

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Jade Budowski

Just like men have been given the chance to tell a wide range of stories, women shouldn't be confined to one kind of narrative - and in XX, they aren't. That's what makes it so skin-crawlingly fun.

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Christy Lemire

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

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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

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

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M. Faust
The Public (Buffalo)

It's pretty by the numbers.

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Flixster Audience Score: 19% Flixster User Reviews
Nate Zoebl
XX is the first horror anthology comprised entirely of female writers and directors. That's the most noteworthy thing for this relatively disappointing… More
Gimly M.
A project that I'm glad got put together, but that still has the faults typical of anthology horror.
Jesse Ortega
I'm honestly starting to think that anthology horror movies might be my favorite sub-genre in all of horror. And, really, it can't even be called an… More