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The Babadook is now an LGBT icon! Who knew?

So this is a bit unexpected. Apparently the Babadook (from the film THE BABADOOK) - that creepy ghoulie with the stove top hat, black cloak, and perpetually bug-eyed and creepy smiling face - is now a legitimate LGBT icon! Which...okay. But how did that come to be? Well, it turns out that it seems the beginnings of this movement began with Netflix. It seems that THE...
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06.09.2017
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Babadook helmer Jennifer Kent scares up cast members for Nightingale film

For my money, Jennifer Kent 's THE BABADOOK is one of the single best horror films of the past decade. In fact, I loved the film so much that I wrote an in-depth article on it for my now-retired Ink & Pixel column here at JoBlo. It's been a long time since a scary movie truly got underneath my skin, but the paranoia I'd felt after watching THE BABADOOK could not be denied. As you can...
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03.14.2017
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Ink & Pixel: The Babadook

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, I'm always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. In an effort to widen the reach of our continuously growing fan-base, Ink & Pixel has broadened its horizons with the inclusion of films from the Horror, Sci-Fi, Action-Adventure, and Fantasy genres. Additionally, if you...
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11.10.2016
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Halloween Horror Special 2016

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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10.29.2016
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The Babadook's Jennifer Kent to helm Alice + Freda Forever adaptation

Deadline is reporting that THE BABADOOK director Jennifer Kent has been tapped by Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Berlanti Production to write and direct a film adaptation of the 2014 Alexis Coe non-fiction book Alice + Freda Forever . Berlanti president says Kent was her first choice to bring the true-crime lesbian love story to the big screen. Book description from...
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06.05.2015
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: The Babadook, Woman in Black 2 ...

This Week: Bring on The Babadook. Also: The Woman in Black is back and Tim Burton goes small with Big Eyes. ► Like a classic song with vague lyrics, Jennifer Kentís THE BABADOOK is about whatever you want it to be. Straight forward horror movie? Sure. Drama about the aftermath of grief? Okay. Morality...
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04.13.2015
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What's New in Blu-ray and DVD releases this month? (April 2015)

This month on Blu-ray and DVD, Liam Neeson gets revenge the third time around in TAKEN 3 , Oscar Isaac has A MOST VIOLENT YEAR , Paul Thomas Anderson and Joaquin Phoenix reteam for INHERENT VICE , childrenís lit favorite PADDINGTON gets his own movie, THE BABADOOK jumps from the page, Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz paint BIG EYES , Jennifer Aniston has her CAKE ,...
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04.01.2015
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Netflix Line-Up: The Babadook and Marvel's Daredevil are coming in April

The ridiculously popular streaming movie and TV service, Netflix, has once again updated their roster with a list of films and shows that are coming and going next month. In case you missed out on the latest to hit THIS month, you can check out the entire list here . I have to say that the best new content to hit for me was Tina Fey 's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. I was not...
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03.18.2015
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Top Ten Films of 2014 (JimmyO)

The year of 2014 was, in my humble opinion, a very special one for films. While it was clear that some of the predicted blockbusters didnít show the signs of life that had been expected, there were so many other gems that left an impact. Thankfully, I found there to be a ton of surprises when it came to entertaining big screen offerings, as to what did (or didnít) make money. And there are...
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12.19.2014
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Watch this horrific holiday greeting from The Babadook

The praise for director Jennifer Kent ’s THE BABADOOK is showing no signs of stopping and rightfully so. I’ve watched the horror film twice now and I can honestly say it was even better the second time around. It’s not surprise that our own Eric Walkuski called it "one of the best films of the year" in his glowing review and today JimmyO showcased it on...
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12.19.2014
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Review: The Babadook

PLOT: A single mother, struggling with an unruly son, is suddenly confronted with a storybook called The Babadook, which slowly but surely inserts itself into her psyche and sends her spiraling out of control. REVIEW: Jennifer Kent 's THE BABADOOK is as good as you've heard by now; a startling, eerie and nerve-wracking suspense tale that is also a deeply affecting drama about...
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11.26.2014
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The trailer for The Babadook will make sure you don't sleep this weekend

While modern studio horror films are all following the same formula these days, one often has to look at the indie world of scary movies or foreign filmmakers. Very often, movies that are genuinely well-crafted and truly scary are overlooked due to subtitles or bad marketing. So, let me be the first to tell you not to skip THE BABADOOK. There has been a good deal of buzz surrounding...
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09.26.2014
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