Earlier this month, distributor IFC Films
announced it was partnering with Shout Factory
for a gay pride limited edition Blu-ray release of “The Babadook
,” considered one of the best horror films of the decade since its debut at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. The special release is debuting this June in celebration of gay pride month and a portion of all proceeds will be donated to the Los Angeles Lgbt Center
. While Australian director Jennifer Kent
may have moved on,, Lgbt fans of “The Babadook
” are keeping his memory alive.
“I’m still trying to work that one out… It’s quite perplexing,” Kent recently told EW about the status of her creation as a queer icon. “I feel it’s really quite beautiful, but I still have no idea why. … I mean, I kind of do.”
” stars Essie Davis
as a single mother haunted by the violent death of her husband.