“The Mother and the Monster”: I review “The Babadook”

“The Mother and the Monster”: I review “The Babadook” December 12, 2014

for AmCon. Should’ve decided in advance how spoilerous I wanted to be; if you haven’t seen it yet, I’d definitely recommend either skipping this review or stopping after the first couple paragraphs.

One of the year’s most widely-praised horror movies, Australia’s “The Babadook,” methodically chews through a list of terrifying questions: What happens when you can’t protect your child from tragedy and grief? When you can’t protect him from the people around him? From himself? From yourself?

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