mum and dad
I was so thankful when this film was put on Netflix a few days ago or so, I had wanted to see it for a while and just hadn't really had a chance to watch it - thanks to Netflix, I had one. "In 1630 New England, panic and despair envelops a farmer, his wife and their children when youngest son Samuel suddenly vanishes." I watched this after watching Curse of Chucky so of course, I talked mum into joining me, and damn, this film had us scratching our heads.
The Witch was another hyped up film that I can clearly remember coming out and people were saying how weird and creepy it was - obviously it is going to take me like two years to see it. The Witch is definitely weird, 100% one of the weirdest films I think I have seen - but so damn intriguing, that's the thing, half the time you have no idea what's going on, but you can't help but want to watch it.
The characters all speak in old English and I am not good with that, even mother had no idea some of the time, all "thy" this and "thy" that. That mixed with scenes that are pretty confusing and where you aren't really sure what you're seeing, it makes for a confusing movie. Most of the time, I had no idea what on earth was going on if I am honest, from the darks scenes with the baby, to just all of the goat stuff - secret, I had to Google and Wikipedia it... I had to do both and I still would not be sure what I would be telling people if someone asked me about it.
The Witch is a slow slow film, it's definitely a slow burner - but one that kind of manages to pull you back in somehow, whether it be a jump scare, a death or just a damn weird scene - and there are a lot of those.
The Witch was good to keep you watching, I did get little tired sometimes while watching it, but I never would have given up watching it. I just wanted to know how it ends! I couldn't have gone away not finishing it and man, some of it is a bit intense - I can for sure see why people thought it was creepy, damn baby mush and Black Philip.
This film was so damn weird and just, I don't know what was going and still don't really know, even after Googling the life out of it. I just don't really know how to describe it or put it into words or review it. How I will sum up The Witch is just by saying, it will keep you watching and you will think of it for a bit after, even if that is just to work out what you just saw. It's not a bad film at all, it's just one that makes you think and one that you might think differently about compared to your friends. If that doesn't make you want to watch it, well, at least try it, it's too weird not to just get a taste.
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