You can’t get rid of The Babadook.. Last year’s most frightening flick is now on Netflix and waiting to scare the bejeezus out of you. There's only one decade that's whole is greater than its history-inspired parts — the 2010s. This is Halloween month we’re talking about, so the platform is both gaining and losing horror-themed titles. If it’s in a page, then it’s in a look. What Time Will 'A West Wing Special' Premiere on HBO Max. ‘Take This Lollipop’ and Become Part of the Viral Horror Video’s Sequel! Was 'Emily in Paris' Really Filmed in Paris? ‘The Babadook’ is a critically acclaimed Australian horror movie, and while there are no obvious LGBTQ themes in the film, who’s to say that Babadook isn’t just a queen ready to strut? Issa Rae's 'SNL' Prom Night Debut Didn't Go All The Way, But Rae Shouldn't Feel 'Insecure' About That, Where to Watch '17 Again' For Free Online, Stream It Or Skip It: 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' on Netflix, Aaron Sorkin's Witty Take on a Notorious Travesty of Justice, Stream It Or Skip It: 'What The Constitution Means To Me' On Amazon Prime Video, A Winning Argument For Civic Engagement, The True Story Behind Disney+'s 'Clouds:' How Zach Sobiech Lived On Through Music, Stream It Or Skip It: 'Kajillionaire' on VOD, Starring Evan Rachel Wood as the Outcast Among a Family of Outcasts, Stream It Or Skip It: 'Clouds' on Disney+, a True-Story Cancer Drama Guaranteed to Destroy Reams of Kleenex. 3,837, This story has been shared 2,362 times. The Babadook: how the horror movie monster became a gay icon This article is more than 3 years old Top-hatted ghoul has been hailed as LGBT figure in corners of social media after it … Scott Spiegel Cuts Into the Quentin Tarantino-Produced Alternate Version of ‘Halloween 6’ [Phantom Limbs], [Review] Hulu’s “Helstrom” Gives Superhero Twist to Standard Action-Horror Exorcism Story, “The Simpsons”: “Treehouse of Horror XXXI” Tackles the Horrors of 2020 This Sunday Night [Trailer], 10 Housebound Horror Anthology TV Episodes Perfect for Halloween, “The Osbournes: Night of Terror”: The Family Goes on Their First Ghost Hunt Together in Travel Channel Special [Trailer], Emma Roberts Producing Netflix Vampire Series “First Kill”, [Review] A New Setting Can’t Save ‘Tremors: Shrieker Island’ from Feeling Like the Same Old Routine, [Review] Ben Wheatley’s ‘Rebecca’ Attempts More Faithful Adaptation That Favors Dark Psychological Mystery, [Review] Netflix’s ‘A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting’ Offers Light Halloween Fantasy Horror, [Review] Shudder’s Anthology Film ‘The Mortuary Collection’ Offers Meta Morality Tales, Memory Leak: The Philosophical Horror of Frictional Games’ ‘SOMA’ is Terrifying and Intelligent, 10 of the Best Halloween Costumes in Horror Movies, Before the ‘Amnesia’: Looking Back on Frictional Games’ ‘Penumbra’ Series, “Scaredy Cat”: Temptations Celebrates Halloween With “The First Ever Horror Movie for Cats” [Video]. Don't judge a film by its budget - these are the best independent titles available to stream on Netflix. Full Review. Entertainment Weekly may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Escape the craziness of the holiday season and the 2017 sh*t storm with a low budget horror flick. The Babadook more than delivers the requisite goods as a scary movie. 372. Molly Henery The Blogging Banshee. Entertainment Weekly is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation All Rights Reserved. 'Emily in Paris' Star Lucas Bravo Says Critics "Are Right" About Cliches in the Show, 'Emily in Paris' Controversy Grows As French Critics Chime In, Help!