Critic Review - NPR

"Going medieval" on your enemies isn't just a figure of speech in Christopher Smith's stylish spatter-horror exercise, which uses desperation-fueled religious fervor to interrogate the intersection of fear and faith.

March 12, 2011 Full Review Source: NPR | Comments (2)
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jfloyd wggmn3

this might be a good movie but the concluding narration is shocking.. only the wrong-headed "protagonist" is regarded with sympathy; there is absolutely no concern for the woman/girl judged to be a witch...

Sep 8 - 11:17 AM

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jfloyd wggmn3

(It)"uses desperation-fueled religious fervor to interrogate the intersection of fear and faith.":: good observation; I would only add:: fear and faith nurtured by ignorance...

Sep 8 - 11:20 AM

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