In January, I declared Monolith as one of the dumbest movies I’d have ever seen; despite it being an entertaining flick. I secretly felt that no other movie released in 2018 could top its foolishness. Little did I know Rob Cohen’s disaster movie The Hurricane Heist was waiting around the corner, ready to blow me away.
The Witch is an unconventional horror film in execution and in subtext. Rarely do horror films so actively interrogate colonial and contemporary gender politics in such an illuminating and liberating way.