I don’t know what I was expecting from “Beautiful Creatures” (2013). I presumed there would be teen angst. I wasn’t prepared for it to be served with a side order of witchcraft and a huge helping of philosophical musing over free will. Combined, it’s an allegory on power. The power of attraction, of love, of fate. The power to control any or all of those things in ourselves and others. And the power that teenage girls hold (or held) over us, even when it’s just an actress faking it on a screen. They can truly be bewitching. They truly can.

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