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18th Nov '15 7:01:02 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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** You can replace the 'angry bees' with any other creatures that you have a phobia of, or an allergy to (spiders, snakes, scorpions, rats, worms, etc), and it's STILL horrifying. Compare to the infamous Ceti Eel scene from ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'', or the rat torture scene at the climax of ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour''.

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** You can replace the 'angry bees' angry bees with any other creatures that you have a phobia of, or an allergy to (spiders, snakes, scorpions, rats, worms, etc), and it's STILL horrifying. Compare to the infamous Ceti Eel scene from ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'', or the rat torture scene at the climax of ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour''.
18th Nov '15 6:59:56 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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** You can replace the 'angry bees' with any other creatures that you have a phobia or allergy for (e.g: Spiders, snakes, scorpions, rats, worms, etc) in that mask and it's STILL a very horrifying thought. Compare to the infamous Ceti Eel scene from ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan''.

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** You can replace the 'angry bees' with any other creatures that you have a phobia of, or an allergy for (e.g: Spiders, to (spiders, snakes, scorpions, rats, worms, etc) in that mask etc), and it's STILL a very horrifying thought. horrifying. Compare to the infamous Ceti Eel scene from ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan''.''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'', or the rat torture scene at the climax of ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour''.
30th Aug '15 7:11:22 AM colonelquaritch
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** If you look closely, you can see his burning corpse still leaning against the gate.
12th Aug '15 9:41:12 PM crl85
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* Howie dying all alone on the island, ''with no one on the mainland knowing what's happening to him''.
10th Jun '15 3:08:33 PM crl85
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* The shot of the Wicker Man totally engulfed in flames in the film's final seconds. By that point, you ''know'' that Howie is long dead.
2nd Dec '14 1:31:24 AM crl85
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** Edward Woodward said that in all his acting career, he had ''never'' been more terrified than when he was in that Wicker Man with it on fire. He shared many of the viewers' fears about that scene.
30th Jul '14 12:56:36 PM Scorntex
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* Also, there's something about the islanders wearing those animal masks that just isn't right. It doesn't help that the masks are very realistic. Or the way they just appear, and stare at Howie...
16th Jun '14 12:50:25 AM AFP
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** You can replace the 'angry bees' with any other creatures that you have a phobia for (e.g: Spiders, snakes, scorpions, rats, worms, etc) in that mask and it's STILL a very horrifying thought.

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** You can replace the 'angry bees' with any other creatures that you have a phobia or allergy for (e.g: Spiders, snakes, scorpions, rats, worms, etc) in that mask and it's STILL a very horrifying thought. Compare to the infamous Ceti Eel scene from ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan''.
28th Jan '14 8:12:58 AM ChrisX
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* Despite the {{Narm}}y performance of Nicolas Cage, getting a mask filled with angry bees stinging your face is a horrifying thought.

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* Despite the {{Narm}}y performance of Nicolas Cage, getting a mask filled with angry bees stinging your face is a horrifying thought.
** You can replace the 'angry bees' with any other creatures that you have a phobia for (e.g: Spiders, snakes, scorpions, rats, worms, etc) in that mask and it's STILL a very horrifying
thought.
22nd Mar '13 9:06:39 PM Dante668
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!!The Original
* The islanders dancing about the Wicker Man, joyously singing "Summer is i'coming in" while Howie burns to death, howling in agony.

!!The Remake
* Despite the {{Narm}}y performance of Nicolas Cage, getting a mask filled with angry bees stinging your face is a horrifying thought.
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