The Witch does not feel like a movie that was made by a human being. It’s as if the film reel itself is the physical manifestation of evil and should be handed over to the proper authorities rather than screened in theaters. Though it moves along at a slow pace, director Robert Eggers still does not allow for one single moment of comfort. Like The Babadook and It Follows, The Witch is heavy on atmosphere and light on story, but patient viewers will be in for a reward. If you can call it a reward.
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