Flat out watched for Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and that's basically all I have to say about it. As far as a story about possession goes, it was no better or worse than all the others that tend to feel exactly the same.
I think I really need to see this again before I can fully process my thoughts. The hype for this movie was so real. I had been anticipating it since the comic-con trailer from last summer, and I had created this image in my mind of the perfect movie. I had no doubts it would be amazing.
Unfortunately it wasn't perfect. Simply put: I enjoyed what I thought I would enjoy and was bothered by what I knew would bother…
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This movie would've gotten a higher rating from me if the son wasn't so painfully annoying. It made it hard to watch, honestly.
I loved that they tried to make the Babadook symbolic, but the execution was a tad bit confusing. Was it grief? Was it anger? Was it her frustration that her son lived, but her husband died? Was it all of the above? I can understand if it represented grief, considering it took the form of her husband…