Anna Biller’s The Love Witch Uses Sex Magic To Cast A Spell On The Patriarchy

The Love Witch is a wet dream I once had about being allowed to be both famous and authentically myself. I wish I could take credit for the film but the unfettered genius of both the film’s visual aspect and the clear cut way women are presented belongs to writer/director, Anna Biller. The Love Witch is feminist filmmaking at it’s finest. There were so many moments where I had to stand up and look at my friends, as if to say, “Can you believe someone is finally talking about this, finally!?” It’s an incredibly interesting feminist commentary on the patriarchy’s fears of women, especially beautiful women, and the power men allow them to have. The Love Witch is, all at once, the perfect post feminist fantasy highlighting female freedom from men.

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