A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
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Very Solid and Spooky
A widow is working hard to raise her 1st grade son, and has her hands full. The boy has a fear of the dark, thinks monsters are in his bedroom and is constantly in trouble at school for bringing crafted weapons with him for protection. Mom is at her wits end, is kept up all night and can barely make it through work because of sleep deprivation. One night she decides to let the little guy pick out a bedtime story. That is when The Babadook really cranks it up.
I don't want to say to much more about this film without giving anything away. Let's just say, it is the best horror film I have seen in 2014. It really is unbelievable that the movie was shot on a $30,000 budget. Essie Davis and Noah Wiseman are stellar in their roles. Jennifer Kent's direction and many of the shots in the film are superb. Go and see this one as soon as you can.