A brief review of my favorite movie of the last decade (2010-2019).

The Witch - Dinner Time
Family dinner.

The VVitch is slow and the dialog is, at first, difficult to take in. Viewers can thank first-time writer/director Robert Eggers’ strict attention to detail and adherence to realism for that.

Taking place in the 1630’s, we follow a religiously pious family as they are shunned out of their new-world colony and forced to settle elsewhere. Their sanity slowly dissolves as an unknown force infiltrates their lives as they try to start anew; they’ll suffer tragedy, and experience loss of crop, family, and faith.

Never-ending gloom hangs in the air and, for 92 minutes, I’m absolutely enthralled.

This movie is perfection.

The Witch
Anya Taylor-Joy has hand guided, lives deliciously.

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