I am so sorry but this moved along well – covers included – and was substantially less trite than any expectation I had … and so, my hands are tied
Just as it did to Stephen King, this movie scared the hell out of me.
The Witch will raise your pulse by exploiting your instincts in the best way possible, but there is also considerable filmmaking craft to analyze and back up its nonstop viscera.
The story both fictionalizes and documents an array of witchcraft-related testimony from throughout New England circa 1630. It then assembles these threads into a quick 92-minute tale with painstaking period accuracy. This was notably well…