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(Video) The Witch (2016) – Explained (With Theory)


In this video, Ryan explores the obscure yet profound themes of The Witch, specifically focuses on the relationship between people and religion in the 17th Century, a time when fundamentalism, paranoia and superstition ran rampant.

This analysis and theory examines how the family go through the same ordeal as Adam and Eve, such as the trickster devil, the forbidden fruit and the banishment from God.

Ryan’s Theory is a weekly web-series devoted to exploring the themes and ideas behind popular films, video games and media.

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Written by Mitchell Wells

Founder and Editor in Chief of Horror Society. Self proclaimed Horror Movie Freak, Tech Geek, love indie films and all around nice kinda guy!!