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The Witch
The VVitch: A New-England Folktale

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Anonymous picture

My favorite movie of the last 10 years.

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Loud music & SFX do not a scary movie make. The sound track is completely over the top and ham fisted. The film feels like a play crossed with a made-for-TV horror movie.

It's really a shame because in the hands of a more adept writer and director this could have been a very ...Read more

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Ominous music is way too loud, and strained. All in all the plot was predictable and trite.

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A great horror that combines multiple elements of the genre to create an intense story.

James avatar

This is a great film. The knowledge and research that went into this "folktale" is deep and in nearly every detail. The more one knows about many things regarding this time and place and the beliefs concerning witches and purist Calvinism, the more one will appreciate the film. For the ...Read more

Anonymous picture

Scary for sure.

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I did not like it much. The way things happen are very predictable and to me was very simplistic. I thin the only good act was Thomasin's. The one thing that is perturbing is that the evil wins, which is helpless and hopeless. And if it is so easy to just take over a person, a extremely ...Read more

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A24 reigns over the genre of horror-- a masterpiece lives and breathes in The VVitch, from cinematography to the performance of the cast to the delicacy with which Eggers handles the time period.

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Frank Sherman

Whene people talk about cinematography, they obviously haven't seen this film yet. I'm so fr*cking interested in watching this movie. Innovation happened right here in 2015 with the witch. Top ten.

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A fantastically shot, moody looking film where the acting and dialogue are so totally accurate you are completely 'there'. The story unfolds with such subtlety you are unsure if this is a case of religious hysteria or the literal hand of Satan. For greatest effect watch it after sitting in a ...Read more

Joseph avatar

As Count Floyd would say on Monster Chiller Theater, "Very Scary."

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