The Witch is only slightly less unsettling when recut as a Wes Anderson movie

Whether or not Robert Eggers’ period-set horror film The Witch is truly scary might be up for debate, but it’s hard to argue that it isn’t at least pretty unsettling. It’s the sort of movie that keeps you on edge for as long as possible, keeping the especially horrible stuff mostly out of sight right up until the goat…

The Witch director Robert Eggers on Fellini, feminism, and period-accurate candlelight

Arriving with endorsements from Stephen King and some honest-to-goodness Satanists, Robert Eggers’ The Witch is poised to become the breakout horror hit of the year. Winner of the Best Director award at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, Eggers’ film is a meticulously researched, beautifully shot dark historical…