The Witch – My Review

Posted: February 21, 2016 in -

J. Giambrone

Good. Not great.

large_unnamed.jpg

Anya Taylor-Joy is fantastic to watch, and they realized the world in an authentic, raw depiction. But the film suffered from a few problems, one of which I won’t get into, as it would entail spoilers.

The Witch is the kind of film that could have greatly benefited from Aronofsky’s “Subjective Filmmaking” style. And by that I mean a complete focus on only the main character, cutting out tangents. This would have shown a couple of gaps in the plot and a character progression that could have used quite a bit more attention. It would have attached us to the main character in a visceral way, and made the emotional content work. It would have given a truer vision of this story and potentially made it a great film.

But, alas, they did no such thing. Hindsight is 20/20, so take heed. There is a profound difference…

View original post 233 more words

Your Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s