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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


Halloween Wicker Screening at the Cinematheque, Vancouver

The Wicker Man

Great Britain 1973. Dir: Robin Hardy. 94 min. DCP

NEW RESTORATION! DIRECTOR-APPROVED “FINAL CUT”! ► A devoutly Christian policeman from the mainland investigates the disappearance of a child on a remote Scottish island. 223 more words

Sunday Times: Hostage Rescue Mission into Syria for James Foley, Others Delayed By President Obama's Worry, Indecision

By Dan Riehl 24 Aug 2014

According to a new Sunday Times report by Toby Harden, “Pentagon sources said Foley and the others might well have been rescued but Obama, concerned about the ramifications of US troops being killed or captured in Syria, took too long to authorise the mission.” 246 more words