"I don't get why people are even talking about The Babadook? Is it because it has a female director? How patronizing for her because the film itself is just a regurgitation of every tired cliche and trope that this specific sub-genre has ever produced.
Oh look, a child that's an outsider and not liked by other children makes friends with a invisible friend everyone believes is a figment of his imagination.
--- Commenter Wendy Craven had a lot to say about The Babadook, this is just the start; you can read it all in the comments of this post - I don't agree with most of it since I adored the film, but some interesting points are made. What do you think?