March 28, 2019 3 Comments
Gone are the days where witches are being portrayed as green mean evil villains and monsters to be destroyed. The times have changed and so as the portrayal of witches and witchcraft. More Witch-centric movies and tv shows portray witches as a symbol or feminine power and freedom. Isn't it beautiful to be alive and witness that witches and witchcraft are being respected the way it should be?
Relive some old witchy movies and discover the more recent ones with the list we conjured for you! Sit back, relax, grab a cup of witches' brew and enjoy!
This movie is probably in everyone's Halloween movie list! This iconic Sanderson Sisters will put a spell on you and leave you hooked. This movie when it came out didn't really gain much appreciation, but it has come a long way. It has become a cult favorite and it's a tradition to watch it on every TV on Halloween!
No one can compile a list of witchy movies and leave out The Wizard of Oz. This movie has been a part of all our childhood! Glinda, The Good Witch, and the mean, green Wicked Witch of the West. The green face, pointy hate and nose, and high-pitched cackling were imprinted in our mind as to how witches are supposed to look like.
When there's a witch in the west, then here are the witches of Eastwick. Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer and Cher star in this dark-fantasy comedy film. A story of three friends recovering from the loss of loved ones and discovering their abilities as witches with the help of a mysterious enigmatic man. The witches went from reserved townsfolk to self-fulfilling individuals.
Kiki's Delivery Service is based on the 1985 novel of the same name written by Eiko Kadono, directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Kiki, the 13-year-old witch and her familiar Jiji embark on her journey of becoming an adult. Mind you she does this riding on a BROOMSTICK! This movie may be cute, but it talks about growing up and having independence. If you need some inspiration and a little self-confidence boost, Kiki's Delivery Service is the movie for you!
If you're looking for a romcom witchy movie then Practical Magic is the movie for you. Before being known as the lady from Bird Box, Sandra Bullock together with Nicole Kidman were witch sisters standing up (the witchy way) against an oppressive man. If you want a great movie to watch with your sister or bestie, this movie is for you. An enchanting movie celebrating sisterhood!
Even though this movie came out in 2016 the story's set in a very cool retro era. The story follows the story of a beautiful, narcissistic young sorceress named Elaine in her search for a replacement for her murdered husband (hilariously named "Jerry"). Being a love witch Elaine crafts love potions and has strong erotic powers. Talk about a witch with a hold of her femininity! If you are fond of crafting potions or want to become the baddest love witch, give this movie a go!
This grotesque "kids movie" we think is way too dark for its demographic. The moment The Grand High Witch removed her human disguise we gagged and shrieked in horror. This movie will definitely teach kids not to talk to strangers!
The original Suspiria came out in 1977 and was remade last year starring Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, and Chloë Moretz. The original movie follows the story of a ballerina student named Susie in a prestigious European dance school that is actually comprised of a murderous coven of witches.
A sequel to Suspiria, Inferno is about a brother and sister that get inadvertently involved in a world of witchcraft and alchemy. Aside from the eye-popping colors and the amazing direction by Dario Argento (the same director for Suspiria), the film's story is truly worth to be on your to-watch list. Also here's a spoiler: CATS. Cute ones!
A fantasy adventure movie portraying witches as flesh-eating evil villains! Another film where Michelle Pfeiffer stars as a witch that's after a girl's heart that could give her and her sisters' eternal youth. Leave it to Pfeiffer to give justice to a vampy sorceress on a mission!
The White Witch in the Chronicles of Narnia is evil to the core. A merciless, cruel, and power hungry witch claiming the throne of Narnia. Instead of magickal spells and rituals, the white witch has a golden wand she uses to turn living things into stone. Scary!
If you are looking for horror and voodoo magic then Night of the Eagle is a movie you should see. A successful college professor discovered that his wife has been practicing witchcraft to help with his career and after that everything went down straight to hell. Literally! We would love to elaborate, but we'd love for you to discover how things go down (pun intended)!
Four high school girls coming together to harness the power of the 'creator' Manon. Sarah, Nancy, Bonnie, and Rochelle formed a coven and practiced witchcraft. Conjuring spells and curses against those who anger them! In this movie, the girls experience internal struggle whether to do good or be consumed by evil. A yummy 90's nostalgia treat!
There you go, 13 movies to get you by on slow days! If you have any thoughts on the movies we listed down, let us know in the comments. Also while you there give us a witchy movie recommendation!
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October 24, 2021
For many, the term ‘witch’ puts the image of make-believe, long-nosed, green hags with pointy hats and evil cackles into their mind. These characters were often seen riding brooms, casting spells, and working with black cats on Halloween night to stir up trouble. However, modern-day witches of today are very real and very different. In fact, they exist in many different cultures and religions today and are all around us (and no, they don’t come with the pointy nose and evil cackle - well, at least, most don’t).
Despite what many believe, witches are much different than their old-time cartoon depictions and are simply souls that own their power through nature-based practices that can be followed uniquely by many different religions, beliefs, and cultures. Because of this, truly no two witches will share the same practice and will likely conduct their craft very differently. However, despite the differences, one thing witches do seem to have in common is many of the same personality traits and lifestyle choices that lead them to this path. And since more people are feeling a call towards the path of witchcraft now more than ever, we wanted to do a fun article about witchcraft today and talk about some signs that you yourself may be a witch and may not even know it.
So, without further ado and in honor of the spookiest month of the year, here is a list of our top 13 signs that you may be a witch just waiting to awaken.
October 10, 2021
Halloween is one of the most popular holidays of the year for all ages. Known for its spooky, scary-faced pumpkins, goofy costumes, and endless amounts of candy, it’s no doubt has this holiday has come to be one of the most fun, versatile and creative of them all for people of all ages. However, Halloween wasn’t always that way. In fact, many of the traditions of Halloween today are believed to be derived from an old Celtic holiday known as Samhain. And while these two events are commonly referred to as the same celebration, Halloween and Samhain are actually not the same and are considered to be miles apart in their traditions and practices. So, to help you better understand why these two October events are so different, today, we’re going to talk all about them.
In this article, we’re going to go over everything having to do with Samhain and Halloween. We’re going to cover their correspondences, history, origin, and key differences to give you better insight into these beautiful October celebrations and how you can honor them each in their own way. Let’s get started.
October 09, 2021