I wish I could say I liked The Witch, but ultimately it’s a film that I respect more than I actually liked.
I like a good horror movie as much as the next guy, but this one isn’t fun and it isn’t scary. Instead it’s a slow-burn film that leaves you with a sick feeling in the pit of your stomach, and I’m not entirely sure what we get out of that. It’s well crafted, it’s different, and it’s original, but in the end I don’t know that it’s particularly insightful. [Read more…]