Status Update #8

I just finished watching Robert Egger's The VVitch, and I loved it. It will be added to the syllabus; I think that it will open up many, many avenues of discussion while also tying together a lot of different pieces of the course. (For example, the witches in this film are portrayed as very primal, dark, … Continue reading Status Update #8

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“The VVitch”: A Reaction

Remember my doubt and suspicion that "The VVitch" would not be a good fit for this course? Me too, and I take it all back. Now, what is interesting is that my first impression of the film was "huh, interesting but not fantastic." There are definitely things about the film that I think could be better, especially … Continue reading “The VVitch”: A Reaction

Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful is a British-American television series which aired in 2014. The show refers back to the small publications in 19th century Britain which were filled with highly sensational material and often favored by young boys whose heads were filled with adventure. Most of the characters are drawn from public domain British and Irish 19th … Continue reading Penny Dreadful