Friday, May 11, 2012

The wicker man

  • This companion piece to the 1973 classic THE WICKER MAN is helmed by its director Robin Hardy, and features a cameo by its star Christopher Lee.
  • "I actually had never seen [The Wicker Man] before going into my audition," Nicol said during a seperate interview with "In fact, I had never even heard of it.
  • (Examiner)
  • The cult horror film theWicker Man is one of those strange films that received cult status and either loved or hated by fans. The much hated remake with Nicolas Cage didn't do much other than bring the film to a new generation.
  • (Examiner)
  • IT IS a fiery spectacle that goes back to a ritual performed by the earliest settlers of Britain. Hundreds of people are set to turn out this evening to watch the burning of the Wicker Man. The celebration is held every year at Butser Ancient Farm in Chalton.
  • (Portsmouth)
  • A SCHOOLBOY has designed a terrifying wicker man which will help raise cash for charity this summer. Callum Smith, a pupil at John Blandy Primary School in Southmoor, beat 1,000 entries to design the sculpture.
  • (Oxfordshire News)
  • THERE were whoops of delight as the giant's blazing head came crashing to the ground. But it wasn't a horror film, it was the real life burning of the Wicker Man at Butser Ancient Farm.
  • (Portsmouth)
  • "Like The Wicker Man meets Up Pompeii," said one friend. "Is this the Greeks' solution to youth unemployment?" asked another.
  • (Daily Telegraph)
  • by fire of many of the artworks created for and during the festival – including the Burning Man itself, which is something akin to the giant Wicker Man in the movie of that name.
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