Movies featuring witches as protagonists tend to be quite progressive but few wear their feminism on their sleeve quite like THE DEVONSVILLE TERROR. Ulli Lommel’s 1983 film tells the violent story of a town built on torturing women, and at the culmination of a deadly inquisition, a woman burned at the stake places a curse on the Devonsville men that will follow their descendants for the next 300 years.
In preparation for the upcoming New Moon in Leo, today's "PIERCING THE VEIL" explores what it means to be a living, breathing ritual through the fires of 2018's "SUSPIRIA."
Though she lives under the sea, this half-human half-octopus sorceress embodies many traits of the classic witch.
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Despite tricky underlying assumptions, THE ONES YOU DIDN’T BURN will find a way to make its point known and weave its message of feminist empowerment into your heart.
Movies about witches usually come in two flavors: those that vilify and those that sympathize. The Ukrainian film, IN A DARK, DARK ROOM is the former.