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By Kyle Bell
April 23, 2015
By Kyle Bell
April 23, 2015

Last year it was The Babadook, but 2015's must-see horror film is this chic American indie, perhaps the ultimate culmination of cinema's warnings about sex.

When small-town beauty Jay (Maika Monroe) sleeps with her boyfriend, little does she know that he is passing along to her a sexually transmitted haunting. The only way to stop this mysterious, shape-shifting being from slowly and methodically hunting her down is to have sex with somebody else and pass it along. It sounds loopy, but it works, and is super scary to boot, as Jay and her friends must not only outrun her supernatural infection, but weigh up the moral and bodily obligations of irresponsibly sending somebody else to their potential doom. It echoes with a throbbing synth-driven score that would make John Carpenter smile, and never lets the audience question its ridiculous conceit.


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Published on April 23, 2015 by Kyle Bell


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