I am not a huge Roald Dahl fan. Even as a child I found his stories to be disturbing and unsettling, and my own children feel the same. But I love witches, and stories about witches, and films, so when I saw that Robert Zemeckis had directed “The Witches,” I called the kids to come watch the premiere together. They are teenagers, so they refused, but I am not one to be deterred from a holiday movie night. …

Marci Darling

Mom. Writer. Entertainer. Cookie Lover. Former careers: burlesque/belly dancer, circus acrobat, preschool teacher, and Harvard scholar. Www.marcidarling.com

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