‘Tank Girl’ Director Rachel Talalay Adapting ‘A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting’ for Netflix!

Netflix is turning Joe Ballarini’s three-book series A Babysitter’s Guide To Monster Hunting into a family film, Deadline reports today, with Rachel Talalay (Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare, Tank Girl) set to direct. Ballarini himself will be writing the adaptation.

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The Allure of Gothic Horror

The woman wears a long velvet dressing gown over a lace peignoir that froths around her ankles like seafoam as she runs across the moor. In the distance, the shape of a house grown vast and gloriously terrible beyond any architect’s dreams looms, bleak and menacing and wonderful. The moon is high enough to light the scene; the sun is a lie told by nannies to their charges to keep them from being afraid of the monsters in the night. The monsters are not a lie. The monsters are real. The monsters are already inside the house. The monsters are in the blood and the bone and walls, the monsters are here, the monsters are pursuing the woman through the heather, toward the cliffs overlooking the sea, the monsters are sitting down in the parlor for slices of cake and cups of tea.

Welcome to the gothic horror.

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50 Dark, Disturbing Stories To Add To Your 2019 Reading List  — Thought Catalog

1. One that really stuck with me was The Long Walk by Stephen King writing as Richard Bachman. I think just because it’s rather intensely focused on survival as a competition (100 young men, 18 years old, walking continuously until there’s only one left. The others will die of exhaustion or breaking rules, one of which…

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