Relax, It’s Only Magic: An Oral History of ‘The Craft’

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Twenty years later, a look back at a movie that made it cool to be a weirdo, mister.

Teen film in the 1990s and early 2000s was largely defined by titles like “Clueless,” “Scream,” “Can’t Hardly Wait,” “American Pie” and “Cruel Intentions” — homages to preppy party kids with expensive clothes and trendy taste.

For as often as it is mentioned in the same breath as these hits, “The Craft” was something different. Released on May 3, 1996, the witchy wonder became an ode to the fringes of the high school experience that Hollywood favored. Among its contemporaries, the movie was a departure. Continue reading at Huffington Post…