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Four Frames - The Wicker Man (1973)

This is my latest contribution to The Big Picture, the internationally recognised website that shows film in a wider context. The Big Picture is running a series of features and reviews during April with the theme of ‘faith’. 543 more words


Throwback Trailer: Frenzy (1972)

London is held in the grip of a serial killer whose modus operandi is to murder his victims by strangling them with a necktie. When short-tempered ex-Royal Air Force officer Richard Blaney (Jon Finch) discovers his ex-wife (Barbara Leigh-Hunt) murdered, Blaney becomes a suspect. 31 more words

Throwback Trailer

Flesh To Touch... Flesh To Burn!

“The Wicker Man” is a 1973 horror thriller film, directed by Robin Hardy, bringing Anthony Shaffer’s screenplay to the screen.

Edward Woodward plays Sergeant Howie, a devoutly Christian policeman, who receives a note in the post claiming that a young girl, Rowan Morrison, has disappeared. 809 more words


Friendly Film Perspectives: "The Wicker Man" (1973) *NSFW*

Hosts Sergio Berrueta and Matthew Reveles continue their journey through the Five Stages of Horror for the “Mystery” stage with 1973’s “The Wicker Man.” The duo enter the island of Summerisle to talk about the battle of religious views, the chilling music, apples, and foreskin. 372 more words