The VVitch (2016)

 Rated ye R, thou sensitive-ear types.

The Next 124 Project digs very deep into a movie that audiences didn’t appreciate the way film nerds and movie critics did. Beautiful to look at, well-acted (archaic language and all) and dense with meaning, Robert Eggers’ very first motion picture is like delicious butter. The tone, in particular, is pitch perfect. We analyze just when Thomasin became what she became, whether or not the family was eating poisoned corn and we certainly tackle the religious angles. We do have some issues with the all-too-literal ending and suggest how it could have gone differently. Still, though, strong work on the independent horror scene here. To get thou through our talk, drink up Sparkplug Coffee. Use the promo code “top100project” when you check out and you will be rewarded with a 10% discount.

For The Record: Glass will actually be released on Bev’s birthday (January 18th), not in February.


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Rotten Tomatoes reviews

2016 U.S. Box Office

AFI’s Top 100 Lists

Links to: The Shining and Cube and The Blair Witch Project and It Comes At Night and It Follows and Hereditary and The Lighthouse

YouTube links: boo! and a little bit of Black Phillip and Caleb kisses a witch and Caleb is possessed and Black Phillip & Thomasin

Previously on the Next 123 Project: The Birds

October 29th on the Next 125 Project: Rosemary’s Baby