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Films 

ATTN LA: THE BABADOOK Returns To Theaters THIS Weekend!

Jennifer Kent’s 2014 instant horror cult classic THE BABADOOK has been in the news a lot lately. And not because of a sequel or follow-up, but instead, because the title creature has suddenly become a gay icon! (Read how it all went down in our previous post here!) Hot on the heels of this development, […]

Films 

How THE BABADOOK Became a Gay Icon — Practically Overnight!

Jennifer Kent’s 2014 film THE BABADOOK is one of the best in modern horror. It’s an achingly sad tale of a single mother’s struggle to cope with the loss of a partner, the erratic tantrums of her now fatherless child, and subsequent damages to her psyche — all of which manifest in the towering boogeyman […]

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In Honor Of “XX”, Here are 3 Horror Films Written/Directed By Women

2017 has held many radical events thus far, but this month is special for horror fans due to the release of an all-female-directed horror anthology, XX. Horror anthologies deliver the utmost fan gratification. I grew up being entertained by anthologies like TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE and CREEPSHOW. I’m not sure who to thank for the […]

Films 

Like THE BABADOOK? Check Out the Frightening Short Film that Inspired It!

Last year, THE BABADOOK was released to glowing reviews and delightfully terrified fans. The story of a children’s book monster come to life became one of the top horror movies of the year. But did you know it started as a short film? Ten years prior to THE BABADOOK, director/writer Jennifer Kent made a fantastic short film […]