The Witch Review

Sundance Best Director Winner Robert Eggers’ carefully modulated, highly original 1630s-set “New-England Folktale” is precisely that, and the Friday night gore-cravers and retro-slasher freaks should look elsewhere for their bloody thrills. If not, ten minutes of authentic (literally taken from journals of the period) 1630s Puritan parlance will quickly convince them they’ve picked the wrong…