IT WAS A PUBLIC ROAD THE WHOLE TIME!
I rag on Friday VI a bit for being a little too comedic, but I LOVE the sex scene in the camper, when Nikki tells Cort he can finish at the end of the song, he asks her how long and she says "10 minutes!" His look of panic is shortly followed w/ the power cutting out in the RV [by Jason, of course] and in a blink & you'll miss it moment, he finishes and plays it off with "the song was over, wasn't it?"
Let's get this out of the way, The Witch is a horror film, you can put it in all of your other subcategories but, at its very core--it's a genre film whether you feel comfortable with the classification or not.
This film covers the horrors of colonialism, emigration, religious conviction, starvation, witch trials, patriarchy, puberty, loss, and if methodically exposing each of these very horrifying real life tribulations isn't terrifying and alarming enough, there's a god damn witch and evil…
After having over a meter (3 feet for my fellow Americans) of snow fall on us in just a few days, the isolated and trapped feeling gave us great cause to want to watch the ultimate cabin fever-in the depth of winter film. Regardless of how many times one has seen The Shining, it never loses that overwhelming sense of dread.
As soon as Jack Torrance is in frame, that uneasy feeling takes over. I feel as though I wish…