Xx. XX (film) 2019-07-23

Xx Rating: 9,8/10 694 reviews

XX/XY (2002)

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I don't recall a film with so many close-up shots. While the band's subtlety and consistency threaten to work against them at times, is still a remarkable debut that rewards repeated listens and leaves listeners wanting more. The acting was sub-par, but I did like Kyle Allen as Andy. My favourite songs are usually quite sad and I think heartbreak is something that so many people can connect with. An animator for a high-profile ad agency, Coles now lives with Claire, his girlfriend of five years. Add the monotone voices and you are set for sleeping. It's unfortunate reading of these other recent reviews complaining about scratches, but I guess I lucked out.

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XX (2017)

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Because their style had been suited to the small venues they first played, the xx focused more on the production value of their concerts and performing for larger audiences while on tour. It was this short that helped keep it above 1 star for me. When I was writing the songs, I didn't think anyone other than Romy or James would ever actually hear them. Susan and her husband Robert start to worry about him, taking him to a doctor who finds that Danny has lost five pounds since his last checkup. Qureshi played a with a or Blues Deluxe amplifier, while Croft played an on most of the album and a on a few songs.

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The xx

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Most of them were sung as low-key duets by Croft and Sim, both of whom wrote emotional lyrics about love, intimacy, loss, and desire. Andy, embracing his father's power, forces Cora to bow down to him as Satan enters the house to reclaim him, but she then embraces and quickly tells her son the reason they went into hiding, and asserts that she refuses to give up Andy to his father. He collaborated with a hero of ours, Raf Simons on the creative concept and direction. A doll hand separate, but also living, moves from its drawer and scurries around collecting items the dollhouse finds. Come Christmas, Danny, Jenny, and Robert are all emaciated, but don't seem to mind. Their first show in August was at in London, which Sim recalled was attended by only 112 people. He also created for the rest of the band to keep timing when they recorded their individual parts.

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XX/XY (2002)

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On top of that, layer some synthetic slaps and percussion. When she sees Danny, Jenny and Robert eating happily, Susan smiles, happy that her husband and kids are finally eating again. But this is the kind of music you wash dishes to. And yet it does deserve to exist, and so much more--to be a soundtrack of its own, to be noticed and obsessed over in its own right, for its own considerable strengths. It is suggested that Andy is the baby from. It had a and on February 17, 2017.

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XX

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I wanted to find hidden meanings behind what was happening and I kept expecting something to relate with. In decade-end lists of the greatest records from the 2000s, The Sunday Times and its , , ranked xx seventy-seventh and thirtieth, respectively. Immediately after its win that week, it climbed from number 16 to 3 on its highest weekly sales—28,666 copies—and reached a total of 212,835 copies sold. Croft and Sim played guitar and bass, respectively, and dueted as the band's vocalists, while Smith electronic for their songs, and Qureshi doubled as a keyboardist and additional guitarist. Gretchen is afraid of heights. But over time, the three drift apart. Archived from on 25 August 2014.

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The XX

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Archived from on 9 February 2014. Within its interior, various objects and items are shown including: a cabinet where bugs and moths enter acting as a stomach of sorts, a room with living sewing needles that make tiny tapestries, and a room with a morphing apple that seems to act as the dollhouse's heart. It's worth at least a one time visit, especially for youthful viewers still searching for themselves and not yet committed to any particular path in life. In April 2016, it was announced musician would also direct a segment, making her directorial debut. I find it obnoxious when muscians recycle their lyrics like that. It does remain true to the Jack Ketchum short story of the same name, but it failed to capture the narrative style the book delivers. It was amazing to work with both of them and such a pleasure to meet and work with Millie, Paris, Ashton, Lulu and Ernesto! Lynch and Harron were not involved with the final project, being replaced by Roxanne Benjamin.

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XX (Official Movie Site)

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It was reported that she had become fatigued and left the group after they cancelled several concerts. It's certainly better than what I had expected. The screenplay is weak, with a mediocre premise, an Act Two that dawdles and meanders, and dialogue that is not memorable. And Sam has just returned to Manhattan after working in London where she recently broke off her engagement. In subsequent years, xx proved highly influential as many indie bands and mainstream pop acts incorporated the record's distinctive musical characteristics into their own songs. It's as if the director wanted to emphasize that the film is a character study, by zooming in close to each of the main characters, over and over and over.

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The XX

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We spend countless hours researching various file formats and software that can open, convert, create or otherwise work with those files. This is the third video, our friend, the wonderful Alasdair McLellan has directed for us. The difficulties of touring early on exacerbated the growing tensions between Qureshi and the rest of the group, which culminated in her dismissal after a difficult stay at an October music festival in New York. The xx started to record the album in December with McDonald, who the sessions. This wasn't horror, it wasn't scary, and it came across like it was alluding to a message that I couldn't decipher.

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The XX

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If you're anything like me, you might come up with reasons not to like it, or to hold it at arm's length. I watched with all the hope in the world and it was very disappointing. When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. This, on the other hand, turned out to be one of those albums that gets better and better as I get to know it; I listen to such albums and end up almost amazed that they didn't already exist somehow; there is something primal and right about them, something sonically equivalent to a tetris piece that materialized from nowhere and fell exactly into a deep hole inside me that I somehow hadn't noticed before. Archived from on 25 August 2014. The songs on xx were developed around a framework of basslines and beats, while incorporating simple guitar riffs for melody, rhythm, and ; their melodic notes were separated by. I feel like something extreme should happen to them though.

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XX (2017)

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Yet upon reconnecting, the three are drawn back into the complicated dynamic that defined their relationship from the start and are forced to confront the true meaning of commitment and love. Although none of its singles became , xx benefited commercially from the of its songs to television programs and the band's win for the album in 2010. When Qureshi was dismissed from the group shortly after the album's release, the xx continued to play as a trio on a protracted concert tour that helped increase their fanbase, reputation in the press, and confidence as performers. Matthew Cole from believed their rapport gave an emotional weight to the music, which he said sounded timeless and capable of appealing to both and popular tastes. Archived from on 5 October 2013.

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