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Episode 16. Toil and Trouble: Witches in Film


Join Alex and Andrea as they call the corners and delve into the world of witchcraft. By examining The Craft (1996), Antichrist (2009) and The Lords of Salem (2013)  the role of the witch as protagonist/antagonist will emerge and will reveal that there is more to these women than meets the eye (of newt). 


The Craft. Dir. Andrew Fleming. 1996.  [DVD]

Antichrist. Dir. Lars Von Trier. 2009.  [Blu-ray]

Lords of Salem. Dir. Rob Zombie. 2013.  [DVD]


Glamorous Witchcraft: Gender and Magic in Teen Film and Television. An essay about how the young/adolescent witch provides insight into negotiating female power.

The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth by Robert Graves. Recommended reading on witchcraft by listener T Quest!


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