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The more things stay the same from ‘X’ to ‘Pearl’

8/10 In March, A24 released writer/director/editor/producer Ti West’s X, a time capsule of a slasher film set in 1979 in which amateur pornographers run headfirst into exactly the kind of sadistic murderers who would fill the void pornography was about … Continue reading

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An ‘X’ -rated time capsule

8/10 X is a period piece from behind the camera, a celebration of long-expired tastes to tell a story contrasting the generation that popularized them, the passive changes time brings and the active reactions to those changes. Texas, 1979, the … Continue reading

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