Tag: Nicolas Roeg

Despite their best efforts, witches do not always get the respect they deserve, especially in the movies. For every frightening THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT there is an equally silly TEEN WITCH. Whether they are historically inspired (THE WITCH), embodying the wiccan religion (THE CRAFT), or wearing pointy hats and cackling (WIZARD OF OZ), witches tend not to stay too far from the collective understanding of what witches do. THE WITCHES, however, exists outside of these previously established witchy notions and redefines witch mythology, which is one of the many reasons it is such a standout film.