Movies On My Mind: Beware the home invaders

Demonic dolls may be creepy, but desperate people fallen on hard times may be the ones to fear, like in the film Parasite

Is the front door locked? Is the security alarm set? What was that noise? So you lie awake at night, worrying.

Hostile entities entering your private space to do unspeakable things to you is a primal universal terror, one that movies have been happily exploiting for as long as there have been deadbolts.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 02, 2019, with the headline 'Beware the home invaders'. Print Edition | Subscribe