The Babadook

November 28, 2014

directed by Jennifer Kent, 2014

The Babadook

In only her first feature, writer-director Jennifer Kent shows a scary assurance and maturity in plunging headfirst into the chaotic realm of psychological hysteria with The Babadook. Inspired by her short, Monster (2005), this particular Australian surprise not only stands out in a year full of underwhelming genre offerings, but offers proof that precision and patience can go a long way in elevating even the most potentially familiar of horror yarns.

Read full review at In Review Online


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