Podcast: Decades of Horror 1970′s Eps 004 – The Wicker Man (1973)

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Considered a horror classic by many genre historians, The Wicker Man (1973) is the film for this episode. Featuring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Britt Eckland and Ingrid Pitt, the film from director Robin Hardy leads its audience on a leisurely paced path to one of the more iconic endings in horror. The Black Saint and Doc Rotten tackle another groovy horror film from the 1970s. Decades of Horror 1970s Episode 4 – The Wicker Man (1973) Joining The Black … Continue reading

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Classic Horror Cult Film The Wicker Man Finally to Blu-ray

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Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the cult classic that Cinefantastique called “the Citizen Kane of horror films” when The Wicker Man arrives on Blu-ray Disc for the first time January 7, 2014 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.  The Wicker Man will also be available on Digital HD, Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View. Featuring an all-new, restored edition of director Robin Hardy’s final cut, this spectacular Blu-ray also features brand new bonus content including a restoration comparison, … Continue reading

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The Wicker Man (1973) Movie Poster (Version 3)

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The Wicker Man (1973) Movie Poster (Version 3)

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The Wicker Man (1973) Movie Poster (Version 2)

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The Wicker Man (1973) Movie Poster (Version 2)

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The Wicker Man (1973) Movie Poster (Version 1)

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The Wicker Man (1973) Movie Poster (Version 1)

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Top 15 Worst Horror Remakes of All Time

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You know the term well. The dreaded re-make! We are certainly in an era of history repeating itself. Though as in this list, history doesn’t always mean better. This list of turds is our tribute to the worst of the remakes to come along in the horror genre. As an incentive, many of these movies spawn from the influence of great films. So while they may not be up to par, the films they were … Continue reading

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Follow up to Wicker Man, ‘The Wicker Tree’ picked up by Anchor Bay

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 In 1973, the face of modern horror cinema changed forever with the release of The Wicker Man, starring screen legend Christopher Lee and veteran character actor Edward Woodward. Now, nearly 40 years later, the time has come for a new offering… Anchor Bay Films announces the acquisition of the much-anticipated follow-up The Wicker Tree. The film reunites producer Peter Snell with the original helmer, Robin Hardy. Directed by Hardy, based on his acclaimed novel “Cowboys … Continue reading

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Doc Rotten’s Halls of Horror: Remembering Ingrid Pitt (1937 – 2010)

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In the span of a few years, Ingrid Pitt burst upon the horror scene and left an indelible mark on the halls of horror. With her stunning, voluptuous beauty and top-notch talent, she solidified her position as a leading scream queen in the history of horror. For Hammer Films, she launched the Karnstein trilogy with Vampire Lovers (1970) proving a female vampire lead is just as viable as a male counterpart and starred in a … Continue reading

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The Wicker Tree

Robin Hardy who has not really done much in the thirty seven years since making The Wicker Man is out to surprise us all. He is ready to wash that god awful taste out of our mouth that Nicholas Cage left with The Wicker Man remake. The long rumored re-imaging of The Wicker Man called The Wicker Tree is in full production. There was once a time when this was close to being made only … Continue reading

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