Tag Archives: Witchcraft

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

21 Witchy Movies to Keep You Spellbound Until ‘Suspiria’

Demario Marks
21 Witchy Movies to Keep You Spellbound Until ‘Suspiria’
By Demario Marks
Posted on June 7, 2018

Bette Midler, SJP, and Kathy Najimy, Hocus Pocus

If you’re a horror fan (or a Luca Guadagnino or Tilda Swinton fan), chances are you’ve already seen the new Suspiria trailer a few times. The fresh take on an Italian classic doesn’t hit theaters until November, but it’s already garnered plenty of early buzz (early footage at a CinemaCon luncheon led to nauseous praise) and scrutiny (the color palette features less Argento neon and more shades of gray) from horror aficionados and reboot detractors. Regardless of whether it recalls the original or is a complete diversion, the Suspiria redux will join the ranks of one of the greatest subgenres of storytelling: witch movies. Read More

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Friday, October 23, 2015

19 Times The Sanderson Sisters Perfectly Sum Up Your Life As A Single Twenty-Something

Thought Catalog
19 Times The Sanderson Sisters Perfectly Sum Up Your Life As A Single Twenty-Something
By Johanna Mort
OCTOBER 8, 2015

1. When you successfully slide into your crush’s DMs.

Hocus Pocus

2. When you go to your favorite coffee shop and the hot barista is working.

Hocus Pocus
3. When you wake up the day after a horrible date and feel single AF.

Hocus Pocus

4. When you’re about to unmatch with someone on Tinder but then they say something witty.

Hocus Pocus
5. When you reluctantly agree to go on a date with your mom’s coworker’s son/daughter. Read More

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

I Wish I May, I Wish I Might, Be A Sanderon Sister Just One Night!

Crushable
I Wish I Was A Sanderson Sister From Hocus Pocus
1 hour ago by Jenni Maier

There’s no Halloween documentary more compelling than Hocus Pocus. It’s a timeless tale about sisterhood, witchcraft and virginity. A story about brave children, irresponsible parents and talking cats. If only every classroom in America made this movie a part of their history classes, we could have a more educated population, a generation of children who know to have sex before they break into museums and light possessed candles. Read More

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Sunday, October 21, 2012

Popnography Poll: Who’s The Baddest Witch Of Them All….??? (Thanks Andy!)

Mister D: Bette needs our votes!

Popnography
Magic Mirror On The Wall, Who Is The Baddest Witch Of Them All? (POLL)
BY ANDREW VILLAGOMEZ
10.19.2012

The most powerful witches and covens from 14 shows and films—put to the test by you!

There have been many witches in media this year, well mainly a lot of evil queens based on recreations of the fairytale of Snow White. But after seeing many women with “evil” magical powers (as your everyday witch is defined) portrayed on TV and the big screen, who has been you favorite witch or group of witches to date? Read More

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

BetteBack: Real Witches Boiling Mad At “Hocus Pocus” Witches…

Boiling mad at Midler movie
Article from:The Boston Globe (Boston, MA) Article date:July 21, 1993 Author: Bella English, Globe Staff

SALEM — A mother with four little ones in tow made the mistake of turning to Laurie Cabot in the movie theater just before the start of “Hocus Pocus” the other day, the movie about three witch sisters who return to Salem after 300 years to scare the bejesus out of the town’s children.

“How’s the movie?” she asked cheerfully.

“It’s not for children,” Cabot, a real witch, answered tartly. Read More

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