With Halloween lurking just days away, it is the traditional time for candy to be stockpiled, lanterns to be carved out of pumpkins (or turnips when I were a lad), and children to be draped in sheets and sent out plastic bucket in hand trick or treating.
So in the spirit of the season, as the night reclaims the evenings, I thought I’d offer an alternative Halloween horror movie selection from norm. There are no ghosts, vampires, werewolves, of demons to be found in Lynne Ramsay’s 2011 adaptation of Lionel Shriver’s novel We Need to Talk About Kevin, and it may make you think twice about opening your door to any neighbourhood kids. Ever. Continue reading