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The Witches Reviews

Michael Upchurch
Seattle Times
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It's not a film for small children. But for precocious first-graders with a warped sense of humor and an appetite for chills, thrills and spills, nothing could be better.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 4/4

November 25, 2013
Michael Wilmington
Los Angeles Times
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Real darkness seethes beneath the "Once upon a time" surface, mostly due to Henson's seemingly curious selection of the brilliant and audacious Roeg to direct.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

November 25, 2013
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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The Witches is a slow-to-get-going but ultimately entertaining yarn about a nasty coven conspiring to turn Britain's entire populace of single-digiters into mice.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

November 22, 2013
Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune
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There are moments of genuine charm and solid invention, but it`s a film that doesn't believe enough in itself.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

November 22, 2013
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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A minor but very enjoyable Nicolas Roeg fairy tale.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

November 26, 2012
Variety Staff
Variety
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The wizardry of Jim Henson's Creature Shop and a superbly over-the-top performance by Angelica Huston gives The Witches a good deal of charm and enjoyment.

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March 26, 2009

Time Out
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Strange and scary enough to fascinate parents and offspring alike.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Caryn James
New York Times
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As in his best films, here Mr. Roeg is a master of capturing the slightly off kilter sense of an apparently normal world. His camera is unobtrusive, and then suddenly it tilts a bit to jolt.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

May 20, 2003
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The best thing about Nicolas Roeg's film of Dahl's book The Witches is its dark vision.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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In this extended good time of a fairy tale, there's something for everyone.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
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A wickedly funny final bow for Muppeteer Jim Henson.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Angeline Goreau
Entertainment Weekly
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Don't miss Anjelica Huston's deliciously vile transformation from beauty to beast. And don't miss this film.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

February 16, 1990
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