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[–] MovieHindsight 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

I respectfully disagree. The Babadook gets a lot of acclaim and was hyped up by a lot of people when it came out but I don't really understand why. I feel like it started off pretty well and ended up completely mediocre. I think a lot of the praise for this movie comes from people who are not traditionally fans of horror movies, as it is the only way I can justify why this movie gets so much praise. This isn't a slight on anyone's opinion per se, just another guys take on it.

That being said check out House of the Devil and It Follows for some delectable horror treats that came out in the past few years.

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[–] MovieHindsight 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Was it just me, @TheLetter10 and @blazerjacket, or was the little kid constantly smiling/laughing at really inappropriate times all the way through the movie??

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[–] blazerjacket 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

God, this all day... I actually appreciated the creativity and originality of their "monster", but the little kid completely ruined the film for me. I was too annoyed to be frightened.

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[–] blazerjacket 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Totally agree. After reading all of the hype, I went in expecting to be blown away. What I got was a mediocre (not bad, but not great) movie with an extremely annoying little kid. I truly don't understand how it got so popular.

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[–] blackhawks-fan [S] 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

I really liked "House of the Devil" I haven't watched "It Follows" yet. I actually avoided "The Babadook" for a long time on Netflix because the description just didn't interest me. I kept stumbling upon comments on how good it is and the final straw was a post I saw here on VOAT recently. I figured if it sucks I can just stop the movie and pick something else. As it turned out I was ignoring what happened to be a very good movie (in my opinion) for too long.

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[–] MovieHindsight 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Hey man, I hear you on that situation. To my everlasting shame I didn't see Drive until two years after it came out because I thought it looked incredibly stupid. Boy was I wrong! Lol. Definitely check out It Follows, man, the blu-ray is on sale for like eleven bucks at Best Buy right now

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[–] lovedumplingx 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Yeah I was gonna say this. I enjoyed the movie. I thought it was really well done....but after it finished I felt like there were just so many loose threads that it just didn't hold together all that well.

For all that it's still a pretty good movie I think.