The list includes two Disney blockbusters, a tale of Puritan horrors, some saucy Jane Austen and a farting corpse.
Freakishly, I made a document of all the inaccuracies I am aware of. Below are some of the more major or (potentially) interesting
Robert Eggers' directorial debut cast a spell on last year's Sundance.
In the media these days, as in Salem itself, one can't swing a figurative black cat without hitting a witch, and the depictions of those witches are often poor enough to make The Witches Education League take notice. With the recent publicity about Proctor's Ledge, Salem's true hanging ground that has gone unrecognized for centuries, even more attention has been paid to the already saturated Witch City, so it was with trepidation that I attended a pre-screening of "The Witch," writer-director Robert Eggers' feature debut that was previewed recently for a few writers and historians at the Salem Cinema. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised.
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Witchcraft has been used in film to chastise -- or praise -- subversive women.
The Sundance Film Festival has come and gone, which leaves us scouring the lineup for this year's "Whiplash" or "Boyhood
There is more than initially meets the eye in the post-kidnapping drama about a young woman, played by Saoirse Ronan (“The
All month, J has been leading the Harry Potter charge -- she is the vocal coach and has mastered all the accents for the cast of characters. She is the wardrobe mistress, the set designer, the acting coach and of course the director.