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  • The Witch

    The Witch


    The Witch is genuinely evil, and so, genuinely frightening. In my opinion this is for three reasons.

    Firstly the film's sophisticated execution - the period and the mood is painted almost immaculately. The dialogue and language is surprisingly convincingly acted, my only qualm being, I wish that I could have understood the heavy accents. Yet this only added to the the frighteningly alien quality of the film.

    Secondly there is an underlying Bergman-esque claustrophobia and hysteria - a very human…

  • Pain and Glory

    Pain and Glory