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The Babadook (2013)

by Jennifer Kent

Other authors: Essie Davis

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A widowed mother is haunted by a boogeyman.

The first half or so of the film is stressful to watch. That's necessary for the later parts to work as well as they do, though, and there are more than enough great ideas and images in the film to make the unpleasant parts worth enduring.

Concept: B
Story: B
Characters: B
Dialog: B
Pacing: B
Cinematography: A
Special effects/design: A
Acting: A
Music: B

Enjoyment: B

GPA: 3.3/4 ( )
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Amelia is a single mother plagued by the violent death of her husband. When a disturbing storybook called Mister Babadook turns up at her house, she is forced to battle with her son's deep seated fear of a monster. Soon she discovers a sinister presence all around her.… (more)

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