In Defense of Burning Witches

Review of Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Directed by Tommy WirkolaBy COYLE NEALDeep in the woods of Germany, a sinister plot is brewing—and the brew will be seasoned with twelve kidnapped children from nearby Augsburg. Enter Hansel and Gretel: orphans, siblings, and professional witch hunters hired by the city to rescue the children. But they find that there’s more to the story than kidnapped children. Between a corrupt sheriff, a (non-internet) troll, and a most unwelcome sprint dow … [Read more...]