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THE TIME HAS COME TO UNMASK THE SABOTEURS (WARNING! NOT FOR CHILDREN!)

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Folk Horror—From The Wicker Man To The League Of Gentlemen—Revived In Post-Christian World

It is best exemplified by the clash of pagan and Christian belief systems in the post-Manson communal climate of The Wicker Man, in which Edward Woodward’s virginal policeman is lured to a promiscuous Scottish island whose fruit crop is ailing, in order to investigate the suspected sacrifice of a child, only to become the sacrifice himself. Scovell notes that the film asks not only what could have been, but tells us: “It can be, right now, if you want it.” Its combination of “esoteric belief systems with free-love eroticism” is entirely credible. Folk horror has gained greater traction in a new century defined by financial crises, terrorist attacks and digital threats. (READ MORE)


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