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The Babadook (2014) Review.

Helmed as the scariest film of 2014, The Babadook was certainly worth a look to see if its hype is to be believed. Director of… 783 more words

Horror Festivals

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The Babadook begins with a nightmare, and even by the end you’re not really sure whether or not the dream really ended and everything you just saw was a figment of the character’s imagination, or if there really was a monster lurking in the shadows of that old Australian house. 788 more words

Day #139: The Loved Ones (2009)

The Loved Ones (2009)


 When Brent turns down his classmate Lola’s invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge.

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The Babadook is an Australian horror film that has garnered quite a reputation online and I finally had a chance to catch up with it and am happy to report it not only lives up to it’s hype but, joins… 897 more words

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Day #116: Wolf Creek (2005)

Wolf Creek (2005) IMDB


My take:

There is something so quintessentially Australian about Wolf Creek. Not because I’d say it’s reflective of our lived experience (most of us live in/near our cities on the coast, after all), but because it taps into the nation’s cultural mythos so effectively that it just speaks to me on some level that transcends personal experience and marks it as… 434 more words


Wyrmwood TADFF 2014

Wyrmwood (2014, 92 mins)

Australian films seemed to be a hit at this year’s TADFF with films like Housebound and the much-anticipated The Babadook, so when I heard about… 500 more words

Good Scares!

Horror Movie Review: The Babadook is Amazing

So my ex-roommate and I decided to rekindle our budding romance last night with a movie.

Fine not really but we hadn’t hung out in a while so we decided to watch a horror movie (as per tradition) and Tom suggested we watch  529 more words