The Witch [Blu-ray + Digital HD]

  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: 
  • Studio: LIONSGATE
  • DVD Release Date: May 17, 2016
  • Run Time: 111 minutes
  • SynopsisNew England, 1630: William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with their five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another. The Witch is a chilling portrait of a family unraveling within their own fears and anxieties, leaving them prey to an inescapable evil.
Review: This film has been buzzing around our camp ever since a few people saw it at Fantastic Fest. The bottom line is that this is by far the scariest film to come out in years. I had to actually psyche myself up to watch it. Still as creepy and skin crawling on the little screen as I image it was on the big one. 

The cast nail the performances which is a must to keep you riveted to the story. The slightest miscue can take you completely out of the moment. They seem to be living each line of dialogue and unsettling second. . 

The imagery and cinematography only add to the spine tingling sensations. Certainly not for the novice horror film viewer nor those who like a bit of witty humor mixed in. This is text book genre film making and a must own for the devout collector. 

·      Audio Commentary with Director Robert Eggers
·      The Witch: A Primal Folklore” Featurette
·      Salem Panel Q&A

·      Design Gallery

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