The Problem of a “Gay” Babadook

Recently, due to an error on Netflix’s part, the 2014 Australian horror film, The Babadook, was listed under LGBT films. The film, about a single mother and her struggles as they involve an evil monster (the eponymous Babadook) bent on destroying her child, is anything but an LGBT-themed film. However, when a photo of Netflix’s… Continue reading The Problem of a “Gay” Babadook

Occurrence at the “Carnival of Souls”

Carnival of Souls is a 1962 low budget horror film that, over time, developed a cult following.  Its creepy visuals and dreamlike story have continued to give this film’s viewers an unforgettable experience.  While Carnival of Souls did influence the works of directors George A. Romero and David Lynch, it is important to look at… Continue reading Occurrence at the “Carnival of Souls”