The Witches – Which Version is Better?

Midwest BSFA member Renee Tecco gives us her take on The Witches!

People who love the original version of The Witches are saying to skip the remake because it’s a lot like the 1990 version. They are saying to go watch the original. It makes sense that they are a lot alike because both versions follow the book. Roald Dahl, the author of the book The Witches saw the 1990 movie before he died and he didn’t like it because they changed his ending. So some prefer the book better.

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Destination: Planet Negro Screening on Feb. 23

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On Feb. 23, Midwest BSFA will screen Destination: Planet Negro in conjunction with our “What Does the Future Look Like?” programming initiative.

Movie synopsis: “In 1939, African American leaders respond to Jim Crow segregation by building a rocket to colonize Mars. The three person crew blasts off, but time travel instead, arriving in present-day America revealing much about race today.”

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