Monster of the Week: Mister Babadook (The Babadook) – 2014 | New 5th Edition Monster

"You can bring me the boy."Written and directed by Jennifer Kent, the 2014 Australian psychological horror The Babadook serves up a tense introspective look into how one woman deals with grief and its traumatic effects on the relationship with her only son. The film can be viewed through the lens of pure metaphor-- as many … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Mister Babadook (The Babadook) – 2014 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Nightbeast (Nightbeast) – 1982 | New 5th Edition Monster

"Why don't you just blow the thing's head off, dad?"Nightbeast (1982) is not a good movie.Any horror fan who has heard of Don Dohler (R.I.P. 2006), knows the cult status of the b-movie director and his low-budget science-fiction/horror films. The stilted dialogue, cheesy special effects, near non-existent character-development, juvenile plots and uncomfortably long 'romance' scenes … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Nightbeast (Nightbeast) – 1982 | New 5th Edition Monster