Into the Woods With The Witch

“What went we out into this wilderness to find?” That’s the opening line to Robert Eggers’ 2015 dread-filled spell of a film, The Witch. It’s a bold move to open with a question, and Eggers backs it up with almost a challenge to the audience. The Witch is a movie that bends reality and defies expectation. […]

Suffering Through “31”

So, I mentioned in my review of Devil’s Rejects (found here) that Rob Zombie seems to be in the business of making uniquely unlikable films. His work carries with it a grimy, thick, smear of brutality and meanness. There’s something compelling about sincerely pursuing basic unpleasantness as an aesthetic, and Rob Zombie has sunk his […]