10 Best Things We Saw at Sundance 2015

From a 17th-century horror movie to the definitive Kurt Cobain doc, here are our best of the fest

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'The Witch'

'The Witch'

Robert Eggers' slowburn horror movie takes viewers back to 1630, where a devout Christian family has just been banished from their community. Wandering on the outskirts of the woods, they began to find themselves asking some interesting questions: Why are the twins acting so weird? What's up with the mysterious goat that just showed up? And who, exactly, stole their baby and why? All we'll say is the way Eggers mines so much dread out of age-old fairy tale conventions, ye-olde-English dialogue and primal fears makes us think that the genre may have just gained a new heavy hitter. Also, someone needs to give that goat his own movie stat. DF

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