“The Haunting of Hill House” released on October 12, 2018. Almost 5 years have passed and still, it is considered one of the best supernatual horror series. In fact, Renowned horror author Stephen King expressed his admiration on Twitter, calling this series a work of near-genius.
You know what – Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino also declared in January 2020 that The Haunting of Hill House has always been his favorite Netflix series, without any competition.
For sure, this Netflix series has garnered worldwide critical acclaim for mindblowing storyline, underlying themes, performances, and of course, visuals.
On Rotten Tomatoes, it boasts a 93% approval rating from 103 reviews, with an average score of 8.4/10. The website’s critical consensus describes it as an effective ghost story, with steadily increasing suspense that matches its chilling conclusion.
Whereas Metacritic rates the series at 79 out of 100, based on assessments from 18 critics, indicating a generally favorable reception.
Corrine Corrodus of The Telegraph awarded it a perfect 5/5 rating, hailing it as the most intricate and comprehensive horror series of its era. Moreover, Brian Tallerico of RogerEbert.com offered unanimous praise, labeling it as “essential viewing” and highlighting its unforgettable horror imagery.
Furthermore, David Griffin of IGN rated it 9.5 out of 10, describing it as a superb and terrifying family drama. Paul Tassi of Forbes lauded it as “absolutely fantastic” and suggested it might be Netflix’s best original show to date.
So, no – there were no negative reviews. By all means, The Haunting of the Hill House has received positive reviews from all critics and audiences. In fact, we all are looking forward to more amazing horror series like this.