Its geography is stark, rugged and eerily inviting, its characters are sickly happy and lying through their teeth and its narrative is immersive and questioning to the point where its finale is deeply affecting and horrifying. It’s a crying shame that viewers of The Wicker Man (1973) will never fully see the film as its director intended. Having been slashed to bits by the studio … Continue reading The Wicker Man (1973) – Defining Of The Folk Horror.
Click for Part 1. Other photo edit covers are slightly more intriguing (at least early on). Fan consciousness has lead to a positive outlook when watching The Ark In Space (1975), yet it is a story rarely visited by this writer. Its occasional green but otherwise white colour pallet was taken full advantage of for its DVD cover. However its VHS was given an array of colour that suggested a … Continue reading Synaesthesia and Doctor Who – Part 2 (Terror of the Autons, The Daemons +30th Anniversary Releases)