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Why 'The Haunting of the Hill House' is Netflix’s best horror show till date

At the core of show is family grief and sadness inflicted not by phantoms of the exterior world but by their near and dear ones.

Yes, indeed. I too have lost my sleep over the first spectral appearance in The Haunting of the Hill House. It is Netflix’s most well-done horror show till date (spoilers ahead!) and I am sure most critics somewhat agree on this.

Early on, we get to know that this story isn’t about just any family, but a family whose experiences in the Hill House have altered their lives forever. And what struck me the most about the show is not the scary bent-neck lady or the red room or the invisible sleepwalking/talking, but the deep pain underneath all these representations. In that, it(2001).

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