The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review: Is The Supernatural Horror Show Worth Your Investment?

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The Haunting Of Hill House is a directorial project of Mike Flanagan that casts some familiar faces from The Haunting of Bly Manor and Midnight Mass. The series is a horror-thriller that revolves around the simple Crain family, where the audience watches glimpses of their past and present life.

The series got distributed by Netflix on 12th October 2018, and every episode runs for 42-71 minutes.

The production team involved, Michale Fimognari who is the cinematographer who gets assisted by Jim Flynn, Brian Jeremiah Smith, Mike Flanagan, and Ravi Subramanian as the editors of the venture. In addition, Dan Kaplow is the producer of this beautiful horror project.

Now, have you watched the show? What did you think about this horror content? Well, this is what TOTT thinks about The Haunting Of Hill House?

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The Haunting Of Hill House: The Casts

The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television
The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television
  • Michiel Huisman and Paxton Singleton playing Steven Crain
  • Carla Gugino playing Olivia Crain
  • Timothy Hutton and Henry Thomas playing Hugh Crain
  • Elizabeth Reaser and Lulu Wilson playing Shirley Crain Harris
  • Oliver Jackson-Cohen and Julian Hilliard playing Luke Crain,
  • Kate Siegel and Mckenna Grace playing Theodora “Theo” Crain
  • Victoria Pedretti and Violet McGraw playing Eleanor “Nell” Crain Vance

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The Story:

The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television
The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television

The primary theme of the plot centers around the happy, loving Crain family. They move to the Hill House to renovate the same. But it takes more time than the assumed duration, due to numerous uneventful circumstances. Eventually, the family experiences a dumbfounding critical time need, that changes their lives forever.

Precisely speaking, the narrative is deep, emotional, complex, and very intriguing. The series’s ambiance circulates a grim atmosphere, which you will sense as soon as the show starts. It is slow, but detailed therefore you will enjoy what the story has in store for you.

The Cinematography

The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television
The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television

The show displays a skilled angle that will engage you thoroughly. Michael Fimognari is the individual behind this task, and he sure made an impressive work, styling the show with robust dexterity making it a wonderful watch altogether.

The Actors

The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television
The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television

Each of the actors took up the delicate job to portray the characters in their own unique way thus making the project along with the name of the characters they played worth remembering. They were wonderful.

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The Characters

The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television
The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television

The Haunting Of Hill House represents a bunch of deep intricate characters who lays their own ground, every time they come on screen. Not only the adults but also the kids were too good at projecting the importance of the story. None of them were perfect, showcasing the chief characteristics of being human, they were flawed, but they spoke for the sequence and helped a lot in the smooth advancement of the narrative.

The Music

The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television
The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television

The Haunting Of Hill House is choreographed with calm, cold, and composed music scores that designed the plot pretty brilliantly. These ardently amplify the seriousness of the situation as we proceed with the horror atmosphere. The Newton Brothers are the ones who did their job, in composing the background score amazingly, they were just to the point.

The Directions

The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television
The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television

Mike Flanagan is the man behind this horror mini show which would amaze you without a doubt. The actual story of The Haunting Of Hill House is sincerely different from the one Netflix gifted us. Mike Flanagan is the one who proficiently orchestrated the series in such a sweet yet horrific manner. You will enjoy the switchovers through the timelines. He was amazing in his directorial venture, truly making us stick with the whole series, all till the end.

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The Pace

The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television
The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television

Well, Mike Flanagan is someone who likes to take time to build up the thrill in his project as such. But sometimes, the pace gets too slow, thus you might feel diverted. However, don’t be, you need to stay put with the content to make it to the last minute and finally experience what the story holds.

Too Many Questions NEED To Be Answered

The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television
The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television

Well, there are too many questions that need an answer? The Haunting Of Hill House is mysterious, although the book readers may already know the answers, what about the TV watchers, they will remain to wonder as to what just happened, and why happened?

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TOTT’S Take On The Haunting Of Hill House

Well, this is everything on The Haunting Of Hill House. TOTT definitely recommends you all go and watch this amazing piece, that is there is on Netflix. You better finish the show to get set ready with the next titles such as The Haunting Of Bly Manor and Midnight Mass.

The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television
The Haunting Of Hill House(2018)Review/ Picture Credit: Flanagan Film Amblin Television and Paramount Television

So, TOTT gives The Haunting of Hill House-

Now, what do you think about our thoughts on The Haunting Of Hill House? Do you agree with us? Tell us everything about the show and your feeling in concerns about this Netflix show in the comment box below.

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