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    “The Witch” puts audiences under a spell

    “The Witch” is a new, original horror film sure to get under the skin of audiences and scare them too. Despite containing many common tropes of sub-par witchcraft horror movies, the film separates itself as a heart-wrenching family drama only heightened by the supernatural. The film also features an incredible amount of intricate design in both the set and historical information put in the story. The care is clearly shown through the dedication of director Robert Eggers, who researched Puritan folk mythology for four years before making the film. The movie even uses real dialogue taken from journals and accounts of exorcisms from the 16th and 17th century. The research…