The Witch may very well be one of many scariest motion pictures of 2015, if not one of many scariest motion pictures of the last decade. Much like The Babadook, it’s a slow-burn horror that places quite a lot of weight on environment and gradual stress between the principle character, Thomasin, and her devoutly Christian household in 1630 New England. Equally, The Lighthouse is about two lighthouse keepers within the 1890s New England that step by step go insane on an island. Each motion pictures cope with characters slipping into the mouth of insanity and each are simply as mind-numbingly horrifying and weird. Robert Eggers has a transparent expertise for telling distinctive tales in very distinctive methods. He additionally excels at driving his characters to the purpose of lunacy and violence like few others in the present day. Each of those qualities, I’d say, are the proper mixture to deal with Stanley Kubrick’s horror masterpiece.