Season of the Witch
Directed by George A. Romero
After NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, master of horror George A. Romero turned his eye to witches. On the surface, Joan Mitchell has it all – family, friends, and a beautiful home equipped with all the latest appliances. But when a neighbor educates her on the practice of witchcraft, Joan believes she’s discovered the perfect antidote to her monotonous suburban existence, and embarks upon a dark path that will lead to a shocking conclusion.
George Romero's tale of a suburban housewife, witchcraft, and the dark, shocking results.
Cast: Jan White, Raymond Laine, Ann Muffly
Love the concept, story, and performances, just wish Romero had tightened it up a little bit. Runs about 15 minutes longer than the movie itself justifies.
This is just not good. It’s plodding, boring and just not worth your time. Pass on it.
Long quiet and weird. Don't expect too much.
This is a great companion with Romero's Martin.
Walking in with no expectations in lieu of the filmmakers pedigree I was delightfully surprised by Season of the Witch particularly the aspect of ambiguity regarding whether or not the events that occur are the product of her dabbling into the occult or are they the result of her becoming emboldened by her blossoming individuality. May Favorite aspect of this movie definitely goes to the nightmare sequences Romero films them is a series of uncomfortable tight shots and they’re deliberately edited in a disorienting fashion. On a filmmaking level it’s definitely an evolution from his prior efforts, though I will say story wise it does fall victim to rushed plot progression. Which I suspect has to do with the limited budget