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    A weirdly affectless Japanese animated feature directed by Taro Rin, derived from a comic book series. more...
  • The X-Files

    Only two scenes in this spin-off are worth the time of followers of the TV series about FBI agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson), who investigate inexplicable phenomena, most of which seem to point to the same far-reaching conspiracy. more...
  • The X-Files: I Want to Believe

    The second big-screen spin-off of the cult TV show is a “stand alone” that nonfans can follow without knowing the series' fiendishly complicated backstory. more...
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine

    The zillion-grossing X-Men franchise shifts into prequel mode, singling out the series' breakout star, Hugh Jackman, and most popular character, the walking letter opener Wolverine. more...
  • X-Patriots

    Darien Sills-Evans directed and stars in this touching and thoughtful drama about two African-American men, each of whom finds love in the Netherlands. more...
  • X—The Man With the X-Ray Eyes

    Scientist Ray Milland discovers a potion that gives him X-ray vision, and after becoming a freak he ends his days as a sideshow attraction promoted by Don Rickles, who gives a fine low performance. more...
  • X-Men: First Class (PG-13)

    Like Bryan Singer's X2 (2003), this fifth entry in the X-Men franchise is noteworthy for its gay-rights subtext and for its noted actors (Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence) delivering comic book dialogue with Shakespearean portent. more...
  • The X-Ray of Civilization
  • The X-Ray of Civilization

    Made during the height of the AIDS epidemic, these experimental shorts by New York-based queer filmmakers Tom Rubnitz, David Wojnarowicz, and Tommy Turner communicate a sense of outrage at mainstream society for its failure to respond to the crisis. more...
  • Xala

    Ousmane Sembene's 1974 satire from Senegal finds a metaphor for the failures of capitalism in an African businessman who can't consummate his marriage. more...
  • Xanadu

    This big-budget bubble-gum musical is appalling but compulsively watchable; it's the perfect crystallization of a 13-year-old girl's taste, circa 1980, complete with roller discos, dreamy boys, fashion shows, and fantasy father figures. more...
  • Xenia
  • Xenia

    Drawing on Gregg Araki and Pedro Almodóvar, Panos H. Koutras puts a gay twist on the road movie in this Greek comedy, which is heavy on the director's gaudy color palette and goofy fantasy sequences. more...