Hux

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6th October 2016
   

To write, direct and produce a film, even a short film, is one thing. Mageina Tovah (Spider-Man movies, The Factory) takes this a step further by starring and editing too to bring us Hux.

Hux tells the story of Hux, a young woman whose grandfather has recently passed away. She is struggling to live with her autism and interaction in particular so she lives, cut off, in a remote part of the desert. This is probably what saves her as an epidemic sweeps across the nation killing people as it goes.

Tovah is very good as the titular Hux, repeating ‘Hi how are you’ over and over again in preparation for meeting people. Her wall diary a constant reminder of the interaction she hates as she continuously pushes ‘call mum’ from one day to the next.

The directing is really very good, particular when Hux enters the local store to buy some food. The camera and soundtrack providing an insight into the world of someone with autism and what they fight against every day.

We get flash backs to when Hux was small and the influence her grandfather, played by Harry Dean Stanton (Alien, The Green Mile), had on her, which then comes full circle to a nice little ending. A wonderful short that, despite the subject matter, gives you a nice warm feeling inside.

THE QUICK SELL
Hux tells the story of Hux, a young woman whose grandfather has recently passed away.

DIRECTED BY
Mageina Tovah

WRITTEN BY
Mageina Tovah

Running Time:
12min

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US Box Office

#Title
1

Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker

2

Jumanji: The Next Level

3

Frozen II

4

Cats

5

Knives Out

6

Bombshell

7

Richard Jewell

8

Queen & Slim

9

Ford v Ferrari

10

Black Christmas

UK Box Office

#Title
1

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

2

Cats

3

Jumanji: The Next Level

4

Frozen 2

5

Last Christmas

6

Knives Out

7

Dabangg 3

8

It's a Wonderful Life (4K Restoration)

9

Blue Story

10

Abominable

US Box Office

#FilmWeekend GrossWeeks on Release# of CinemasGross to Date
1

Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker

$177,383,86414,406$177,383,864
2

Jumanji: The Next Level

$26,505,14724,227$102,316,512
3

Frozen II

$12,980,92753,665$387,214,888
4

Cats

$6,619,87013,380$6,619,870
5

Knives Out

$6,503,18642,535$89,952,095
6

Bombshell

$5,109,14621,480$5,518,427
7

Richard Jewell

$2,583,37222,502$9,561,031
8

Queen & Slim

$1,847,23041,078$36,595,995
9

Ford v Ferrari

$1,846,34861,433$102,007,956
10

Black Christmas

$1,838,01522,625$7,286,665

UK Box Office

#FilmWeekend GrossWeeks on Release# of CinemasGross to Date
1

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

£20,864,5001740£20,864,500
2

Cats

£3,207,4711615£3,207,471
3

Jumanji: The Next Level

£2,932,2852614£14,724,635
4

Frozen 2

£2,168,3595695£41,786,546
5

Last Christmas

£807,1056488£16,946,763
6

Knives Out

£430,2004382£9,692,857
7

Dabangg 3

£215,665167£215,665
8

It's a Wonderful Life (4K Restoration)

£147,7665485£831,739
9

Blue Story

£56,775569£4,316,055
10

Abominable

£54,13811245£8,240,411