The Witch

Win a DVD copy of acclaimed horror film The Witch

July 10, 2016

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession. Featuring Anya Taylor-Joy (Morgan, Atlantis), Ralph Ineson (The Kingsman, Guardians of the Galaxy), Kate Dickie (Prometheus, Red Road).... Continue Reading

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Film Review: The Witch (MA15+) (USA, 2015)

March 24, 2016

Over the last few years the horror community have been fortunate enough to have select titles presented to them that prove their genre is still alive and well.  Like The Babadook and It Follows before it, The Witch is a chill-inducing creeper of a film that is likely to stay with you long after you’ve left the theatre.  The advertising material for the film has made sure to hype up the terrifying visual aspects that are sporadically laced throughout, and in that regard The Witch may be deemed a disappointment for audiences expecting something a little more traditional and not the authentic folklore tale mentality it ultimately adopts.... Continue Reading

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The Witch‘s Robert Eggers to write and direct Rasputin Miniseries

February 25, 2016

The team behind the Sundance film, The Witch have made the decision of telling the story of the Russian “mad monk” Rasputin in an extended series. Company Media Rights Capital (Ted and The Dark Tower) have appointed The Witch‘s writer-director Robert Eggers to write and direct six to eight episodes covering the origins of Rasputin in Siberia and his rise to power and death in St. Petersburg. Jay Van Hoy and Lars Knudsen from Parts and Labors will be the producers for the miniseries.... Continue Reading

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Win a double pass to The Iris’ private preview screening of The Witch at Adelaide’s Palace Nova Cinema

February 16, 2016

On March 17th, Adelaide’s Palace Nova cinemas will be hosting an exclusive season of the highly anticipated and acclaimed horror film The Witch – and The Iris readers have the chance to see the film before everyone else. We’ll be hosting a very special preview screening of the film on 2nd March at 6.30pm!... Continue Reading

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