Tag: Robin Hardy

120 Essential Horror Scenes Part 8: Reversals & Reveals

It's the moment you wait for the entire horror film. It's not just a plot twist or a payoff but a trigger to your...

The Definitive Religious Movies: 30-21

What makes films about religion so interesting is the way some manage to tread a line between support and criticism, while some are vehemently...

The Art of Witchcraft

  With the eve when the veils between worlds is at its thinnest around the corner, it’s difficult not to think of the day’s most...

100 + Greatest Horror Movies (pt.6) 25-1

Throughout the month of October, Editor-in-Chief and resident Horror expert Ricky D, will be posting a list of what he considers the greatest horror films of all time.

‘The Wicker Man’ boasts one of the greatest endings of all...

There is no denying that this early '70s British export criss-crosses genres as easily as it defies audience expectations; even today, for first time viewers. Robin Hardy's The Wicker Man is a film that rejects categorization; it can be considered a horror film, but also a psychological thriller, a musical, a melodrama but perhaps it is best described as a prime example of a short-lived sub-genre known as "folk horror".

Director Robin Hardy – ‘The Wicker Man’ / ‘The Wicker Tree’

Long after its world premiere last July at the Fantasia International film Festival here in Montreal sharply divided viewers, Robin Hardy's long-in-the-works sorta-sequel to...

Video Of The Day: Robin Hardy in Conversation with Richard Stanley...

Last year The 15th annual Fantasia Film Festival unleashed one of it's biggest and best slates to date. Among its 114-film lineup were gala...

‘The Wicker Tree’ successfully reimagines Hardy’s masterpiece

The Wicker Tree Written by Robin Hardy Directed by Robin Hardy UK, 2011 Made nearly 40 years ago, Robin Hardy's The Wicker Man has become so...

Robin Hardy’s long awaited ‘Wicker Man’ sequel, ‘The Wicker Tree’, gets...

Ever since Nicolas Cage was first heard to exclaim "not the bees!", cinephiles have lamented the fact that Robin Hardy's fantastic 1970s cult film...

Fantasia 2011: ‘The Wicker Man’ remains vital and subversive

The Wicker Man (1973) Directed by Robin Hardy Written by Anthony Shaffer UK, 88 min. In The Wicker Man, a small island community turns to paganism as a...