Thursday, December 30, 2010
Nic Cage enters the 'Season of the Witch'
Season of the Witch
Darkmatters preview by Matt Adcock
This supernatural historic witch-em-up could either be a cool dark chiller or a hammy waste of space... Nic Cage stars as a 14th century Crusader who returns with his comrade (Ron Perlman) to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. A beleaguered church, deeming sorcery the culprit of the plague, commands the two knights to transport an accused witch (Claire Foy) to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
A priest (Stephen Campbell Moore), a grieving knight (Ulrich Thomsen), an itinerant swindler (Stephen Graham) and a headstrong youth who can only dream of becoming a knight (Robert Sheehan) join a mission troubled by mythically hostile wilderness and fierce contention over the fate of the girl...
Check out this trailer to see what you think: