Ti West’s ‘Pearl’ Comes Home to Blu-ray and Digital in November

Mia Goth is back as the villain from slasher movie X in A24 and director Ti West‘s Pearl, arriving on Blu-ray™ (+ DVD + Digital) and DVD November 15 from A24 and Lionsgate. Co-written by Ti West (X, The Innkeepers, The Sacrament, The House of the Devil) and Mia Goth in her feature film writing […]

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No Place Like Home: The Cinematic Parallels of ‘Pearl’ and ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Heads up! This piece contains MASSIVE SPOILERS for the movie Pearl. We kindly “axe” that you see the movie first and come back to read this after. We all know the story. The story of little Dorothy Gale and the adventure she has when she’s whisked away to the wonderful land of Oz. The Wizard of […]

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‘Pearl’ Writer/Director Ti West Teases ‘MaXXXine’ and Explains How ‘X’ Became a Highly Unique Trilogy [Interview]

Writer/Director Ti West reteams with X star and co-writer Mia Goth to explore a different side of her unhinged killer in Pearl, which is now playing in theaters nationwide. We met the eponymous killer earlier this year in the ’70s set slasher X. For the film’s brand new prequel, West rewinds the clock to 1918 for a psychological character study […]

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‘Pearl’ Filmmaker Ti West Breaks Down That Incredible Mia Goth Monologue [Interview]

Writer/Director Ti West and co-writer/lead actor Mia Goth continue their exploration of cinema and the unhinged killer introduced in X with prequel Pearl, now in theaters. Set in 1918 at an isolated family farm, “Pearl (Mia Goth) must tend to her ailing father under the bitter and overbearing watch of her devout mother. Lusting for a glamorous life like she’s seen […]

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‘Pearl’ Hacks into Theaters With a $3.1 Million Opening Weekend

A24 is all-in on Ti West and Mia Goth‘s X Universe, with this year’s slasher movie X spawning this weekend’s brand new prequel movie Pearl. And as we learned just last week, there’s a third movie titled MaXXXine that’s on the way from West, Goth, and A24, a sequel to X that will be set […]

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A24’s ‘Pearl’ – Listen to the Track “Hot House Rag” from Tyler Bates & Timothy Williams! [Exclusive]

Mia Goth is back in A24‘s “X-traordinary origin story” Pearl, Ti West‘s brand new feature film prequel to this year’s X. Pearl was released theatrically today, September 16, 2022. In celebration, Bloody Disgusting is exclusively debuting the track “Hot House Rag” from the Pearl Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Tyler Bates & Timothy Williams! The full 19-track album will be available September […]

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10 More Horror Prequels We Want to See After Ti West’s ‘Pearl’

The release of Ti West’s ‘Pearl’ this weekend raises the question of which other horror classics would benefit from the prequel treatment. Ti West has pulled off an impressive feat in 2022 by not only introducing audiences to Maxine, Pearl, and the world of X, but fleshing it out into its own horror trilogy within […]

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#XCastingCall: A24 Announces Online Competition to Appear in Ti West’s ‘MaXXXine’

Announced this week, Ti West completes his X trilogy with the upcoming MaXXXine, a sequel to this year’s slasher X that will come along in the wake of prequel movie Pearl this weekend. Confused? Don’t be! Set in the 1970s, X was the first movie in the franchise, while Pearl is a prequel that takes […]

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7 New Horror Movies Releasing This Week Including Ti West’s ‘Pearl’

Can you believe we’re already halfway through September? The Halloween Season is underway and time is moving fast, and as always we want to make sure you’re making the most of the season by watching as many brand new horror movies as you possibly can. This week, another SEVEN new ones are on the way! […]

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‘MaXXXine’ – Ti West Teases That Third ‘X’ Movie Is Inspired by the VHS Boom of the 1980s

Ti West’s X prequel, Pearl, screened last night at the Toronto International Film Festival as part of its Midnight Madness lineup. The most shocking part, perhaps, is what came after the screening. A quick VHS-style teaser popped up post credits to reveal a 1985 setting and a title card: MaXXXine. A third movie that’s coming soon from West and […]

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‘Pearl’ Review – Mia Goth Has That ‘X’ Factor in Ti West’s Gorgeous Technicolor Nightmare

Bloody Disgusting’s Pearl review is spoiler-free. Writer/Director Ti West nestled his ode to independent, exploitation filmmaking into ‘70s set slasher X. For its prequel, West rewinds the clock much further to pay tribute to the Golden Age of Hollywood. Mia Goth reprises her role as the repressed killer Pearl, this time exploring a much different, younger side. Pearl makes for […]

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‘MaXXXine’ – A24 Announces Third Movie in Ti West’s ‘X’ Franchise! [Teaser]

Ahead of the release of Ti West‘s new horror movie Pearl, a prequel to this year’s X, A24 has announced this week that a third film set in the X universe is also on the way. It’s titled MaXXXine, set in 1985 and coming soon! Deadline reports, “Mia Goth will be back and reprising one […]

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Bloody Disgusting’s Fall 2022 Horror Preview – 30 Upcoming Horror Movies!

Happy Halloween season! It’s once again the most wonderful time of the year, with the end of summer this week marking the start of spooky season. And it should surprise no one that horror has planned accordingly; this fall brings a densely packed lineup of genre offerings. Fall is peak horror season, of course, and […]

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‘Pearl’ – Mia Goth Picks Up an Axe and Prepares for 40 Whacks in New Image from ‘X’ Prequel

Mia Goth is back in A24‘s “X-traordinary origin story” Pearl, Ti West‘s brand new feature film prequel to this year’s X. Pearl will be released theatrically on September 16, 2022. From Fandango this morning, check out a brand new image below. This September’s new prequel movie is set in 1918, decades prior to the 1970s-set X, which […]

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‘V/H/S/99’ to World Premiere in TIFF’s Midnight Madness Program Alongside Ti West’s ‘Pearl’!

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is one of the most prestigious in the world and we’re insanely excited to announce today that Shudder and Studio71’s Bloody Disgusting-produced V/H/S/99 will have its World Premiere as part of the Midnight Madness program! Bloody Disgusting’s Southbound also had its World Premiere at TIFF back in 2015. You can […]

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