Tag Archives: the wicker man

Cara’s Blogiversary Bash: My Favourites of 1973

One of my favourite blogs is Cara’s Silver Screen Serenade, which has recently turned two years old! I took part in Cara’s First Blogiversary Bash last year, writing about one of my favourite films ever, Spirited Away (2001). But this time I decided to write about what I have discovered is my favourite year for […]

Search & Rescue #6

It’s time for another Search & Rescue! I’ve been finding lately that a lot of my search terms have been arriving in the form of a full question, and I’m loving that, because it means I can help people much better. Because if that’s not the function of a film blog, then I don’t know […]

The Wicker Man (1973): “You’ll simply never understand the true nature of sacrifice.”

Robin Hardy’s supernatural horror The Wicker Man (1973) focuses on a mysterious society that has preserved its original, ancient ways of life and religious traditions into the 20th century. Police Sergeant Neil Howie (Edward Woodward) travels to the mysterious, remote Summerisle in order to investigate the disappearance of a young girl; a disappearance which the […]