New on DVD this week (May 17) is the 2015 horror movie The Witch. The film, set in 17th Century New England, tells the story of a Puritan farmer and his family and the despair that envelops them when their youngest child vanishes amidst the presence of evil forces. Film critic Simone Becque takes a closer look in this edition of SIU Reviews.
Simone Becque is a doctoral candidate in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at SIUC. She is currently working on a dissertation about architectural space and the American television sitcom.