The Witch (2015)

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A New England Folktale

Directed By Robert Eggers Robert Eggers Starring Anya Taylor-Joy Anya Taylor-Joy  •  Ralph Ineson Ralph Ineson  •  Kate Dickie Kate Dickie  •  Harvey Scrimshaw Harvey Scrimshaw  •  Lucas Dawson Lucas Dawson Genres Costume Horror  •  Folk Horror  •  Gothic Film  •  Horror  •  Period Film  •  Psychological Horror  •  Supernatural Horror  •  Witchcraft Studios &
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Saturn Award for Best Horror or Thriller Film Nominated  •  A24 Films  •  Empire Award for Best Horror Winning  •  They Shoot Zombies, Don't They? Top 1000 Horror Movies
Other Titles The VVitch: A New-England Folktale Release Info 2015-01-27T00:00:00Z January 27, 2015
Color  •  90 minutes R Rated R
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Comments (9)

 
trayoder

trayoder on 2/20/2016 Reply  · 

Fills you with unease and dread.

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RussIsHere

RussIsHere on 2/25/2016 Reply  · 

A nearly great film with a terrific atmosphere. Loses itself a little in the 3rd act IMO but I would very much recommend it.

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kwlo7

kwlo7 on 4/8/2016 Reply  · 

After watching, i felt like it was a prequel in a way. Its the journey of a daughter becoming a Witch, all the horrors and situations that led her on the path to "the dark side"

I feel the need to give it a 2nd viewing before ranking it higher.

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DukeOfOmnium

DukeOfOmnium on 4/10/2016 Reply  · 

Atmospheric and creepy. Builds impressively, but the payoff is a bit lackluster.

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JC13

JC13 on 4/18/2016 Reply  · 

Good slow burn Horror film with strong performances and a good sense of atmosphere.

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Zebula77

Zebula77 on 5/18/2016 Reply  · 

Well made and creepy in places. A bit slow-moving, but the visuals and sound design make up for it. 7/10

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robmoviefilms13

robmoviefilms13 on 11/7/2016 Reply  · 

The Shining of our era, with meticulous and near-perfect attention to detail and atmosphere. Creepy, stunning psychological slow-burner.

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parkerpadgett

parkerpadgett on 8/30/2017 Reply  · 

In a sense, a modern day version of the shining. Slow and hard to re-watch, but tells a good story and is very, very well made. Just not all that fun

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hambone88

hambone88 on 2/6/2019 Reply  · 

Very well crafted movie! But the director’s sense of morality is very sad and alarming.

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