The new wave, but also the old wave, because horror’s told us for years that it’s sometimes better to learn to love the monster.
You really, genuinely, legitimately cannot get rid of the Babadook, not as long as SNL and “The Magicians” keep making jokes about it.
Vita, Virginia, Mexican cartel members, tigers, nightingales, Aboriginal trackers, heroin addicts, and more converge in August’s round-up.
A movie about the most vengeful bird of all! Also, genocide and sexual violence.
“Classifying Jennifer Kent’s feature debut, The Babadook, is tricky. Ostensibly this is a horror film—freaky stuff happens on an escalating scale, so qualifying Kent’s tale of a single mother’s fractious relationship with her young son with genre tags seems like a perfectly logical move. But The Babadook is so layered, so complex and just so …