The Wicker Man (1973)

body horrorno
violence toward animalsyes
Bechdel-Wallace testfailed
Mako Morifailed
X was the real YIt turns out that humanity is the real willing, king-like, virgin fool.

"I can't wait for this dude to get Wicker-manned" — me, watching Wick Man

This movie was a lot of fun. I hadn't seen it (or the remake), but I had a fairly good idea where the movie was going (judging by the poster, we are supposed to have a pretty good idea where it is going). Since the main character is a super-morallizing Christian cop, it is very easy to be rooting for the ending.

I hadn't expected there to be two or three diagetic music videos in the movie but they did a pretty great job of setting the tone. Over all, I think this movie has a great tone and feel to it. British folklore and tradition is a pretty great source of inspiration and they use it well.

I can't wait to watch the remake and be mad how it completely drops the ball.