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The Witch (The VVitch: A New-England Folktale)

The Witch
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Anya Taylor-Joy Anya Taylor-Joy
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Ralph Ineson Ralph Ineson
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Kate Dickie Kate Dickie
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Lucas Dawson Lucas Dawson
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Julian Richings Julian Richings
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2 years, 3 months ago at May 14 19:56
3 votes
I have been meaning to watch this. I've heard many good things about it. That it's not your typical horror movie. It's a slow burner with a different style to it. That's it doesn't really on jump scares, but it tries to be genuinely creepy as hell. This looks to be the first outting for writer director Robert Eggers. I swear a lot of first time directors are really making a name for themselves as ... read more

A good movie

5 months, 3 weeks ago at Feb 24 23:07
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This movie was not really a high priority for me but since it was recommended by another listal member and since it seemed to be intriguing, I thought I might as well check it out. First of all, even though the poster looked pretty good, at the same time, it gave away too much information and was still rather misleading. Anyway, even though the damned thing didn't really blow me away, it still tur... read more
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A colonial family leaves plantation life and attempts to reap their harvest on a fledgling farm at the edge of an imposing ancient New England forest. Soon, superstition and dread set in as food grows scarce, a family member goes missing, and the children's play takes on a frenzied and menacing undercurrent. As they begin to turn on one another, the malevolent machinations of an ethereal presence from within the woods exacerbate the growing corruption of their own natures.
Release date: 19 February 2016
Tags: Horror (6), 2015 (4), 2010s (3), Witches (2), Black Phillip (1), 2016 (1), 1600s (1), New England (1), Period (1), Farms (1), Woods (1), Drama (1), Fables (1), Mystery (1), The Witch (1), Brazil (1), A New England Folktale (1), Canada (1), The Vvitch (1), UK (1)
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“This movie was not really a high priority for me but since it was recommended by another listal member and since it seemed to be intriguing, I thought”

johanlefourbe posted a review 5 months, 3 weeks ago

A good movie

“This movie was not really a high priority for me but since it was recommended by another listal member and since it seemed to be intriguing, I thought I might as well check it out. First of all, even though the poster looked pretty good, at the same time, it gave away too much information and was still rather misleading. Anyway, even though the damned thing didn't really blow me away, it still turned out to be a very beautiful and well made vintage horror movie. Furthermore, a tale about witchcraft works much better when it is set in this time period since superstition was really common back in those days. Finally, the cast was also pretty good, especially the kids. And, yet, I never really cared much about this story though. I mean, it was creepy enough and they didn't go over the top lik” read more

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