The Babadook ★★★★

Holy crap this movie messed me up.

Great visual style wrapping two great performances. Throw on a dash of Raimi-esque insanity, a bat-crap intense final 20 minutes, and the best sound design in a looooong bit and you've got one heck of a freshman feature. Time to go watch some Funniest Home Videos or Fresh Prince of Bel-Air or something.

Discussed in episode #86, a Top 10 Last 10 podcast episode, in which we rank the last 10 films we've seen.

Discussed in episode #95, our Top 20 Films of 2014 podcast episode, in which it landed at #10.

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