“The Witch” vs. “The Lighthouse” vs. “The Northman”

With the release of The Northman, Robert Eggers has once again demonstrated his amazing attention to detail for historical accuracy, while also delivering a brutally violent but brilliant story.  The Witch, The Lighthouse, and The Northman are all very different stories, but there’s a common theme of raw, unfiltered experience, particularly through the lens of history. Each of them is a classic in their own … Continue reading “The Witch” vs. “The Lighthouse” vs. “The Northman”

“The Northman” – Movie Review

If there’s one thing that writer/director Robert Eggers is known for, it’s his ability to tell an incredibly disturbing story with an amazing attention to detail for historical accuracy and realism.  The Witch and The Lighthouse were both hailed by critics as “elevated horror”, but that term does them a disservice as they’re both so much more than that. Following the success of both of … Continue reading “The Northman” – Movie Review

“The Lighthouse” – Movie Review

What happens when you leave two sailors stranded on lighthouse duty for months, all while bad weather and isolation sets in?  The answer is madness! Following up the horror masterpiece that was The VVitch, Robert Eggers returned with another tale of insurmountable tension.  Not only does it live up to the critical  hype in terms of story and theme, but as a technical piece of … Continue reading “The Lighthouse” – Movie Review