Robert Eggers’ directorial debut, The Witch, stars Anya Taylor-Joy who is suspected of causing supernatural events in 17th-century New England. Photo: RAFY/A24

Film review: The Witch is an unsettling, skillful revelation

“A New-England Folktale” reads the subtitle for the much-hyped (all of it earned) The Witch, the feature film debut from writer-director Robert Eggers. One would be forgiven for interpreting this as a mark of revisionist horror, but there is nothing revisionist about Eggers’ film. In fact, there’s much that is revolutionary. The Witch follows a tight-knit […]

The Black Lillies are determined to prove you can’t keep a good band down tonight at the Southern. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: The Black Lillies

In addition to the high-energy performances that have landed The Black Lillies at Bonnaroo, Stagecoach and the Grand Ole Opry, the band recently became known for overcoming artistic obstacles. Two weeks before entering the studio to record its fourth album, Hard to Please, two members gave notice, causing frontman Cruz Contreras to pull together new […]