Netflix’s New Horror Movie ‘Eerie’ Is Making Viewers “Sleep With The Lights On”

Alfie PowellAlfie Powell in Entertainment, Film, Netflix
Published 14.08.19

People are so terrified after watching Netflix’s new horror film that they’re sleeping with the lights on…

I don’t get it. It’s properly lost on me. Why do people watch horrors? They do nothing for you.

If you watch a comedy film, you can remember the funny moments and have a laugh later on, if you watch a drama, you can reflect on what you’ve seen, dissect human nature and grow as a person, if you watch a horror, you get an initial burst of adrenaline and then a pang of fear whenever you’re alone.

It’s not even like you can learn something. Oooh try not to be stalked by a man-eating monster that manifests itself as a killer clown. Goodnight!

Well there’s a new horror that’s scaring people senseless and that’s Eerie, a film that can be found on Netflix.

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It’s not a Netflix original, mind, as it comes courtesy of SunCinema, but you know, don’t let that put you off.

The description for the film reads:

The unexpected and gruesome death of a student threatens the existence of a Catholic school for girls.”

Fairly vague, don’t get me wrong, but it definitely looks interesting.

Have a watch of the trailer…

In an interesting move for a horror, the film employs the use of a laughing child and evokes catholic imagery for stylisation and plot…

I’m not having a go; sometimes cliches are cliches for a reason (i.e. they work) and by the looks of things Eerie pulls it off.

Eerie looks to be mainly Filipino-speaking, with English subtitles, but if you’re worried about that taking you out of the film, have a look at the Twitter reviews which say otherwise…

Images via SunCinema