Cursed objects are common horror movie tropes, employed as a major plot motivator in films like Drag Me to Hell, Oculus, Christine, The Possession, and Annabelle (to name a few). There’s a subtext that speaks, perhaps, to the dangers of developing attachments to physical objects, and a warning against those who would take what doesn’t belong to them. As opposed to ethereal, intangible curses, a cursed object gives us something real to focus our anxieties on.
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We love the video essays and lists produced by the folks at WatchMojo.com, and one of their latest offerings, released last week, is right up our alley: Top 10 CREEPIEST Cursed Objects That Actually Exist! While some of these items will be familiar to Horror Freaks (as they‘ve been incorporated into several iconic “Based on a True Story” flicks) more obscure additions will definitely intrigue you.
Have a look and let us know what you think in the Comments section! Do you believe in cursed objects?
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