Monster of the Week: Victor Crowley (Hatchet) – 2006 | New 5th Edition Monster

"Tell me this is part of the tour."I gotta be honest and confess I hadn't watched Hatchet until this write-up. I've seen the comic-book series based on the films over the years on comic store shelves and knew it was based on a horror flick, but it never popped out at me as a franchise … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Victor Crowley (Hatchet) – 2006 | New 5th Edition Monster

Tome of the Week: Mister Babadook (Mister Babadook) – 2014 | New 5th Edition Wondrous Item

"He's funny, don't you think?"The titular book of the 2014 horror film Babadook goes by the same name as the film's terrifying villain. Mister Babadook, a blood-red children's pop-up imagined by the film's writer and director Jennifer Kent and brought to life by illustrator Alexander Juhasz, a New Jersey native (those dang Jersey boys), in … Continue reading Tome of the Week: Mister Babadook (Mister Babadook) – 2014 | New 5th Edition Wondrous Item

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