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Don’t be afraid of the dark

Pre-teen horror shlock disguised as adult-sized horror film
Guy Pearce, Katie Holmes, Bailee Madison
Directed by Guillermo del Toro

If we were loading cultural items onto a deep space vessel headed beyond the Milky Way and you wanted a prime example of the horror movie with a disturbed little girl (Bailee Madison) moves in with her father and stepmother in a threatening old mansion, a crazy secret murder in the basement, a grumpy groundskeeper who knows all the secrets, an oblivious father (Guy Pearce) who refuses to move ... more >