Why Netflix's "scariest horror film" Veronica is freaking people out across the world
Netflix released a new Spanish horror film on February 26 titled 'Verónica' that has Twitter users freaking out about how scary it is.
Netflix's newly released Spanish horror film 'Verónica' has only been out since February 26, but it has already become a trending topic on Twitter with people claiming that they could not get through it, and those who did watch it are too terrified to fall asleep.
Given the fact that it is based on a true story, the movie is unsettling viewers, who have dubbed it the scariest movie of all time. The film begins with the titular character, Verónica, trying to contact her dead father's spirit during a total solar eclipse through a Ouija board, and culminates in a series of horrific events straight out of hell for the hapless girl and her family.
Despite drawing on classic horror tropes, the film has managed to captivate a wide audience through its impeccable execution, with lead actress Sandra Escacena driving the chills home. Director Paco Plaza brings the terrifying story of demonic possession to life, reminding viewers once again that truth is oftentimes scarier than fiction.
Twitter users have been tweeting about their reactions to the movie, and warning other users not to watch the film alone. Here are some of the best reactions to 'Verónica'.
I stopped watching Veronica on Netflix 26mins in. pic.twitter.com/XqDNSWHtTY— mama tried (@randomkrish) March 2, 2018
Veronica on @netflix actually fucked me up, and I'm very hard to scare with a movie.— Louie Simpauco (@louieangelo_s) March 2, 2018
Omg @netflix well done getting “Veronica” on your service. It’s a beautiful terrifying movie. Art direction and cinematography are extremely well done.I’m blown away and scared shitless at the same time.— Sentient Dumpster Fire (@drbwhit23) March 2, 2018
Alright, maybe I’m just a pussy, but Verónica (the new movie on Netflix) actually scared me. I had to drive all the way home from Boise and it was dark as shit, and I’m still scared— ✨Mija ✨ (@xhollowground) March 2, 2018
Crying.. no sleep tonight thanks to the Veronica movie on @netflix— 🖤 (@EisforELIZABETH) March 2, 2018
Watched VERONICA on Netflix 😭😭 had me like .... pic.twitter.com/x36E0fPST0— David Barrueta (@Daviid93bee) March 2, 2018
Watched Veronica on Netflix. Guess you can say I’m not gonna sleep tonight. 😐— Alyissa Amodeo🦄🐾 (@Lyssa_Love93) March 2, 2018
I watched Verónica on Netflix aaaaaaaand I’m not sleeping 😱 pic.twitter.com/qJKWiYMxVK— Katie Wienke (@KatieWienke78) March 2, 2018
Just watched “Verónica” on Netflix, & that shit was scary. I think it almost put me through labor. #Vero— Cynthia Z 🍷🌺 (@srazachary) March 2, 2018
However, not everyone who watched it was feeling it, with some claiming that the movie was overhyped and failed to deliver real scares. It must take a thick skin to be able to sit through something as scary as that!
Watching Véronica on Netflix waiting for the scares pic.twitter.com/DSO6l08JUE— Kirri (@matineeidyll) March 2, 2018
Verónica on Netflix... my mom has scared me more than this movie.— Kate Lee (@lecksicon) March 2, 2018
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