"When the door between the spirit world and ours is opened, the stuff of nightmares becomes reality". That's according to the introduction of this series, A Haunting, which dramatizes the "true" stories of people who have been haunted or experienced a haunting. In this docu-drama, the actual people involved recount their stories on-camera, as the frightening events of their stories are re-enacted....
Runtime: 60 minutes
A Haunting - The Haunting (1999 film) - Netflix
The Haunting is a 1999 American supernatural horror film directed by Jan de Bont. The film is a remake of the psychological horror film of the same name. Both of them are based on the 1959 novel, The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. The Haunting stars Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson and Lili Taylor. It was released in the United States on July 23, 1999.
A Haunting - Critical reception - Netflix
The Haunting was panned upon its release, with most critics citing its weak screenplay, its overuse of horror clichés, and its overdone CGI effects. Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a “Rotten” rating of 16%, with the critical consensus stating “Sophisticated visual effects fail to offset awkward performances and an uneven script”. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of “C+” on an A+ to F scale. As a result of the negative reviews, it was nominated for five Razzie Awards, but never won any of them. Roger Ebert was one of few critics to give the film a positive review, praising the production design in particular.