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The Wicker Man - Final Cut Reviews

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
October 31, 2013
The conclusion is chilling, disturbing and perfectly in keeping with what has taken place before.
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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
October 24, 2013
A pleasingly literate script by Anthony Shaffer ("Sleuth") toys with the conventions of missing-person stories while capturing a sense of menace lurking beneath the everyday.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
September 27, 2013
If not quite the holy grail of horror films, than a holy terror just as well, lying lovingly in wait.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Andrew O'Hehir
September 26, 2013
An absolute must for all serious movie buffs.
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David Fear
Time Out
September 24, 2013
It remains a how-to model for making something that fancies itself a slow-burn thriller-until it isn't slow-burning whatsoever.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Michael Nordine
Village Voice
September 24, 2013
Many a film has tried to replicate this wonderfully off-kilter vibe -- and a few have come close -- but none has quite pulled it off.