After having its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, Magnet will release their all-female horror anthology, XX (read our review), in theaters, On Demand, Amazon Video and iTunes February 17, 2017.
The film tells four deadly tales from four killer women: Roxanne Benjamin, who produced Southbound with us and also directed one of the stories; rock and roll icon Annie Clark (“St. Vincent”); Karyn Kusama, one of TV’s leading female directors and the filmmaker behind The Invitation; and up-and-comer Jovanka Vuckovic, director of the short film “The Captured Bird”. Sofia Carrillo (La Casa Triste) wraps together the four stories of terror featuring a cast including Natalie Brown, Mike Doyle, Christina Kirk, Kyle Allen, Peyton Kennedy, Peter DaCunha, Ron Lea, Jonathan Watton, Lisa Renee Pitts, and Morgan Peter Brown star.
Annie Clark (St. Vincent) rocks her directorial debut with “The Birthday Party”; Karyn Kusama exorcises “Her Only Living Son”; Roxanne Benjamin screams “Don’t Fall”; and Jovanka Vuckovic dares to open “The Box”.
Here’s a clip from Kusama’s “Her Only Living Son”, which was my least favorite of the XX anthology. The segment ends the film on sort of a flat note after several fun moments prior. The footage below shows a mother being berated by another mother and the principal about her son’s issues with violence…