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Posted: 19 Sep 10, 08:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi, people. I watched a 1973 movie called "The Wicker Man" yesterday night. The movie was on TV, the storyline seemed interesting and I decided to see it.

I was just riveted to the screen! It's such a great movie, and it is so absolutely scary that I can't think of any recent horror movie which had quite that right kind of atmosphere to make you freak out. What I didn't know, though, was that this movie is a classic, a must-see.

Have you guys seen it? What are you thoughts on it? Has it ever happened to you - I mean, watching a movie and liking it a lot without knowing it's a renowed classic? Nowadays it's so easy just to watch exactly what I've already been advised to see that it's rare for me to sit through a movie unbiased and fresh. We know so much about the movies we see beforehand that we hardly feel actually surprised, I guess!


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Posted: 19 Sep 10, 11:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh God! Oh Jesus Christ!

One of my favourite films, Edward Woodward is on top form.  It was shown as part of a double feature along with Don't Look Now, that's a freaky night at the movies.  I have a 3 disc special edition, 2 versions of the film and the soundtrack, great stuff. I saw it first when I was in my early teens and it scared the crap out of me.


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Posted: 19 Sep 10, 11:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

wow, sounds like a good film,

i must remember to watch it sometime.

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Posted: 19 Sep 10, 11:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

scary? we call it "Winter in St Just"...
in certain areas of Scotland that film is a documentary ;-D


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im gonna ride the wild wind!

its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

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Posted: 19 Sep 10, 17:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

paulsmith2001 wrote: Oh God! Oh Jesus Christ!

One of my favourite films, Edward Woodward is on top form.  It was shown as part of a double feature along with Don't Look Now, that's a freaky night at the movies. 
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You're not kidding. That's a genuinely creepy double bill. Your walk home after must've been fun...


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Posted: 19 Sep 10, 17:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote: scary? we call it "Winter in St Just"...
in certain areas of Scotland that film is a documentary ;-D --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I once tried those jokes on a girl from Wiltshire and she hadn't a clue what I was on about. They mustn't have any pagan Gods in that neck of the woods any more. Or maybe she was keeping her cards close to her ample chest...


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Posted: 20 Sep 10, 02:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

^you should try visiting St Just in January,its Wicker Man meets Children of the Damned.You can see them [the locals] waiting at Penzance bus station waiting for the St Just bus with their red hair,identical cleft chins and 3 eyes :-p
when i used to be part of the weekly pub quiz we always gave a sigh of relief if we had the St Just trip before Christmas not the place to be after the New Year.
and Wiltshire,thats Glastonbury country,she was probably too stoned or on an acid trip lol


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im gonna ride the wild wind!

its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

joxer replies: but in a nice way :-]

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Posted: 20 Sep 10, 03:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hadn't considered the Wiltshire-Glastonbury connection: obviously she was trying to lure me in, the shameless pagan hussy.

Those descriptions of 6-toed, ginger stepbrothers are familiar: add a mono-brow, and you could be in certain parts of N.Ireland. Our inter-town bus service is called 'Ulsterbus' and we used to talk about the 'Four Ulsterbuses of the Apocalypse' with their  Royston Vassey-like destinations - Larne, Antrim, Portadown and Newtonards. Grim, scary places, full of ginger monobrows, the women wear their pajamas all day, wandering around Lidls with a fag hanging out of their gobs and their men, with their pencil moustaches and spiderweb tattoos, permanently 'at lesisure' i.e dole sponging aerosol abusers. And usually attired in Man City tops, for some reason.


"With a population of 1.75 million, Northern Ireland should really be a footballing minnow. Instead, they could be better described as the piranhas of the international game" (FIFA.com)