The Babadook (2014) — Horror and Its Predilection for Psychoanalysis

The Babadook (2014) [Source: IMDb]

The Babadook (2014) is a horror/thriller film directed by Jennifer Kent. Upon a breakdown of Freud’s psychoanalytic theories and the Oedipus Complex, one would find that these ideas align consistently with The Babadook’s characterization and particularly in the behavior of Amelia and her son Samuel. Through an in-depth analysis of the role of women in horror and of the…