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The Scream After Christmas Halloween Shirt! Ti West has been creating slow-burn, effective indie horror for over a decade. In films like The Innkeepers and The House of the Devil, he shows his affection for the mood and aesthetic of the classic horror genre of the 1970s and 1980s (the kind of movies that Gen X’ers played with. on the VHS tapes of our youth). Last year’s X, about a ’70s porn crew surrounded by their masterminds while filming on a remote farm, features a young, cool cast and charismatic looks, offensive. It was better than it should have been a fun, bloody time watching a movie. X doesn’t need a prequel-sequel, but Pearl, which hits theaters today, is a surprise: altogether more substantial than its sister film, a gothic character study with Mia Goth’s superb performance. (who co-wrote the script with The West).
Pearl is a fairy tale, evoking the romance of Hollywood’s golden age even as bodies pile up. Think of it like The Wizard of Oz meets The Texas Chainsaw Massacre*, and if that sounds like an acquired taste, I still encourage you to try this on a big screen where the palette is vibrant and its strings are washed by sunshine the farmland has a painterly appeal. Pearl is set in 1918 during the Spanish flu pandemic, and paranoia spreads and tells the story of a peasant girl (Goth) who is stuck at home with her controlling mother and paralyzed father. while her young husband went to war. She wants to be a star in Hollywood and nurtures that hopeless dream while feeding an alligator in the farm’s geese. Pearl is dapper but very pretty and Goth, who’s been in movies like this for years, The Scream After Christmas Halloween Shirt! is more charismatic than I’ve ever seen her carry Pearl on her shoulder wearing a peasant dress. The lengthy monologue she delivers at the end after spiraling into a murderous, fork-wielding rage has to be witnessed to be believable.