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    The Indiewire Springboard: 'The Babadook' Writer-Director Jennifer Kent on Telling Horror Stories from a Female Perspective

    Horror fans, meet your new savior. No film in this year's Midnight section at the Sundance Film Festival was more celebrated than Jennifer Kent's debut feature "The Babadook," a horror that centers on a single mother and her troubled young son's battle with the titular monster that's haunting their ...

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    10 Films We Want To See At New Directors/New Films

    Here are the best films from emerging talents that we've seen from this year's lineup.

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    Sundance Review: ‘The Babadook’ Is A Terrific Look At The Horrors Of Having Children

    In a small, tucked-away and unnamed Australian suburb, the already ill-behaved Samuel is getting worse. A seven-year-old with an unchecked imagination, unruly hair and teeth, and an untamed nature, Samuel is running wild. Consequently, his widowed, single and stressed-out mother Amelia is having a h...

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    Sundance: IFC Midnight Warms to Jennifer Kent's Breakout Horror 'The Babadook'

    IFC Midnight has acquired U.S. and Latin American rights to Jennifer Kent's well-received horror debut, "The Babadook." The film world premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival in the Midnight section. The film centers on a single mother (Essie Davis) who must cope with her troubled son and ...

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    Critic's Notebook: Ignore the Naysayers. This Year's Sundance Film Festival Transcended Clichés

    It's safe to say that a lot of the journalists attending this year's festival didn't see enough movies to assess the overall artistic lineup of the program; furthermore, they turned to buyers with narrow goals to provide the voice of authority.

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    Watch: It Isn't Real...Or Is It? Trailer For Sundance Buzzed Horror Film 'The Babadook'

    There have been many films from this year’s Sundance Film Festival that have been buzzed about, many of which were anticipated beforehand. What’s most exciting about this time of year is when a film comes out of nowhere (or in this case, from Down Under) and takes everyone by surprise. That is the c...

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    Sundance Review: Midnight Horror 'The Babadook' Adds Depth to Familiar Genre Trappings to Chilling Effect

    Jennifer Kent's depiction of an uneasy mother-son relationship excels in its stylistic approach to what could easily have been a conventional storybook monster movie.

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    Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #35: Jennifer Kent Drags You to the Dark Side in 'The Babadook'

    Scary movies often vary on their level of quality, but Jennifer Kent's latest feature "The Babadook" certainly has what it takes to earn in its place at the top of the pyramid. Following the terrifying experiences of a single mother and her seven-year-old son, the film aims to bring out the more d...

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