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The Wicker Tree

Overview


Genre :

Horror

Release Date :

January 27, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Robin Hardy

Starring :

Henry Garrett, Brittania Nicol, Graham McTavish, Clive Russell, Christopher Lee, Jacqueline Leonard, Honeysuckle Weeks, James Mapes, Ailidh Mackay

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Review rate : D+

“..ultimately the film from then slides towards an expected conclusion..”
by Shaun Munro [What Culture]
“..burdened by foreknowledge of the Pagan’s intentions, and not only that, but they’ve been infected by a strain of theatrical silliness..”
by Ed Whitfield [The Ooh Tray]
Review rate : D

“..a vast reduction of the original's notion of unraveling civilization..”
by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York]

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