Now Showing: On ‘Longlegs’, ‘MaXXXine’, and ‘Nightwatch: Demons Are Forever’ [Halloweenies Podcast]

With Now Showing, your Halloweenies gather each month for a review on something new and something old in horror. This month, co-hosts Rachel Reeves and McKenzie Gerber are joined by editor and Lady Killers co-host Mae Schults. Together, they discuss Longlegs, MaXXXine, Nightwatch: Demons Are Forever, Onibaba, Stripped to Kill, and Lisa and the Devil. […]

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Painting Faces: The ‘X’ Trilogy and Its Reverence for Makeup

The X trilogy is ever a love letter to cinema. Though the first installment is built around a cluster of young people making pornography, it still highlights its love to the craft of filmmaking by having characters directly refer to the art and also by being set in the late-70s and dressed up in that […]

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Martin Scorsese Is a Big Fan of the Ti West x Mia Goth Trilogy

Beginning in March 2022, Ti West and Mia Goth have unfolded a decades-spanning saga with what’s commonly referred to as the “X Trilogy,” which of course kicked off with 1970s-set slasher X and continued with the 1918-set prequel Pearl and now the 1980s-set MaXXXine. It’s of course extremely uncommon to get an entire trilogy of […]

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‘X’ Trilogy Producer Kid Cudi Teases Another Upcoming Collaboration with ‘Ti West’

In addition to starring in Ti West’s 1970s-set slasher X, Scott Mescudi (aka Kid Cudi) was also an executive producer on the subsequent prequel Pearl and this year’s sequel MaXXXine, and the singer/actor has taken to Twitter this week to tease another collaboration with West. Mescudi tweets, “Wait til u see what me and Ti […]

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Daughters, Monsters, and Not So Nice Girls: Mia Goth in the ‘X’ Trilogy

WARNING: The following contains major spoilers for the X trilogy. Ambitious women are rarely judged kindly by history. Often called cruel or heartless, they’re punished for going after what they want in a way that men simply aren’t. Especially if they choose an unconventional life, eschewing the domestic roles we’ve been told to prize. Women […]

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‘MaXXXine’ Debuts With the Highest Opening Weekend of the Mia Goth Trilogy

Ti West and Mia Goth complete their decade-hopping horror trilogy with MaXXXine, a sequel to both X and Pearl that’s now playing in theaters nationwide courtesy of A24. A24 released MaXXXine in 2,450 theaters here in the United States over the weekend, with the final installment in Ti West’s trilogy scaring up $6.7 million in […]

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3 New Horror Movies Releasing This Week Including Ti West’s ‘MaXXXine’

Thanks to the long Fourth of July holiday weekend ahead, it’s a light week for horror. But that doesn’t mean we’re not getting new releases to add to your watchlists. Here’s all the new horror releasing July 1 – July 5, 2024! For daily reminders about new horror releases, be sure to follow @HorrorCalendar. A […]

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‘MaXXXine’ Review – Ti West’s Trilogy Closes Out With Inert Tribute to the ’80s

Maxine Minx (Mia Goth) emerged as the sole survivor of writer/director Ti West‘s X, a proto-slasher harkening back to the gritty grindhouse era for her tenacity and ruthless ambition. Its closing moments signaling Minx’s unique zeal might’ve had a lot to do with her religious upbringing. The second entry in West’s trilogy captured the technicolor […]

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Ti West’s ‘X’ Explores the Connection Between Sex and Death [The Lady Killers Podcast]

“You know I don’t like blondes.” When referring to orgasm, the French use the term la petite mort which literally translates to “the little death.” At first glance, this seems morbid – why would we want to think of our own mortality in such a moment of extreme ecstasy – but at closer glance, sex […]

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Ti West’s ‘X’ Returning to Theaters Tonight with ‘MaXXXine’ Sneak Peek!

While we wait for MaXXXine, the final film in director Ti West’s trilogy that kicked off with X and continued with Pearl, the 1970s-set slasher movie X is back in theaters TONIGHT! A24 brings X back to theaters for one-night-only on Tuesday, June 18, with a post-credits sneak peek at MaXXXine. Screenings begin at 7pm local time. Grab your tickets now. From A24 and […]

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Bloody Disgusting’s Summer Horror Preview: 24 Horror Movies You Don’t Want to Miss

Our Summer Horror Preview 2024 is here!  The 2024 slate of summer horror releases looks packed, which is excellent news, considering the year has gotten off to a sluggish start for the genre at the box office. Not only is the release schedule so stacked that it’s guaranteed to keep us distracted while we wait […]

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‘MaXXXine’ – It’s Mia Goth vs. the Night Stalker in New Trailer

The third and final installment in Ti West’s trilogy, A24 will be releasing X and Pearl follow-up MaXXXine in theaters July 5, and a brand new official trailer has arrived today. Watch the new trailer for MaXXXine below, which cleverly begins with a faux trailer for the movie-within-a-movie, The Puritan II. From there it’s a lot of the same footage we’ve already seen, with […]

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‘X’ Re-Releasing in Theaters with ‘MaXXXine’ Sneak Peek

While we wait for MaXXXine, the final film in director Ti West’s trilogy that kicked off with X and continued with Pearl, we’ve learned that X is headed back to theaters this month. Indiewire has exclusively announced this morning that A24 will bring X back to theaters for one-night-only on Tuesday, June 18, with a post-credits sneak peek at MaXXXine. Screenings begin at […]

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Hollywood Is a Killer; Here’s the Official Poster for ‘MaXXXine’

The third installment in Ti West’s trilogy, A24 will be releasing X and Pearl follow-up MaXXXine in theaters July 5, and the official poster has arrived from A24 this morning. With her past catching up to her, Maxine attempts to make it big as a superstar in mid-80s Hollywood in the upcoming MaXXXine. Check out the brand new poster art below. Mia Goth stars alongside Elizabeth Debicki, […]

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New ‘MaXXXine’ Images Spotlight Mia Goth, Sophie Thatcher and Bloody Kevin Bacon

The third installment in Ti West’s trilogy, A24 will be releasing X and Pearl follow-up MaXXXine in theaters July 5, and Entertainment Weekly has shared four new images today. With her past catching up to her, Maxine attempts to make it big as a superstar in mid-80s Hollywood in the upcoming MaXXXine. Check out the […]

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