Tagged with The Witch

“The Best Horror Movies of the 2010s”

“The Best Horror Movies of the 2010s”


The decade ain’t over ’til the ball drops, but eh, close enough in Internet years; let’s all get the pants scared off our persons. Continue reading

“The Peculiar Horrors of New England”

“The Peculiar Horrors of New England”


New England is indeed a peculiar place, but your place would be peculiar, too, if it was built on some of the oldest bones buried in this country we call the United States of the Americas. Continue reading

The Real Life Horrors That Inform The Witch

The Real Life Horrors That Inform The Witch


In case you don’t already know: I really liked Robert Eggers’ The Witch. A lot, in fact! So much that apart from that there review I just linked, I also wrote this nifty little piece about some of the film’s historical and cultural foregrounding. The long and short of it is that 17th century New England … Continue reading

Review: The Witch, 2016, dir. Robert Eggers

Review: The Witch, 2016, dir. Robert Eggers


There’s not a lot that I have to say about Roger Eggers’ The Witch that isn’t perfectly encapsulated by a single line from Drew McWeeny’s review out of Sundance 2015. “I’m not sure how you explain what you want in scenes like these to kids,” he wrote of one specific and electrifying moment midway through the … Continue reading