Netflix didn’t go all out for the Halloween weekend as it has in times past, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any frights and scares for fans to experience. On Twitter, fans are raving about the horror-thriller His House and say that this would be a fitting film for a scary movie night.
His House is the directorial debut from Remi Weekes and stars Wunmi Mosaku of HBO’s Lovecraft Country fame, and Sope Dirisu who starred in AMC’s Gangs of London. Matt Smith, who starred in Doctor Who and Netflix’s The Crown, also enjoys top billing.
The movie follows the journey of Bol (Dirisu) and Rial (Mosaku), refugees from war-torn South Sudan fleeing their home with their daughter. After a tragic journey replete with personal loss, the couple arrives on the shores of Britain and are assigned to a rundown home outside of London, and then the scares begin.
His House is enjoying a large amount of praise on Twitter from fans who say the film is just as intellectually stirring as it is frightening. We’ve got those reactions listed out below.
Check out the trailer for Netflix’s His House below.
So.— kyle a.b. (@kyalbr) October 30, 2020
If I use this 🚩, it means I desperately need you to trust me.
Remi Weekes’ His House (2020) is one of the most jaw dropping directorial debuts I have ever seen.
If you’ve wanted prestige, black horror.
and it’s on Netflix.
just watched and loved Remi Weekes's debut feature His House on netflix. genuinely unsettling, affecting horror film about Sudanese refugees trying to settle into their London home. between this and Lovecraft Country, Wunmi Mosaku has quickly become one of my favorite actors. pic.twitter.com/FzG2Rx13o4— priscilla page (@BBW_BFF) October 30, 2020
His House on Netflix is hands down one of the best films of 2020. Horror, family, and the powerful roots of culture - it's a refreshing and much welcome film to the plethora of unseasoned films. I can't say it enough - the plot is ORIGINAL AND FULL OF DEPTH!!!! #hishouse pic.twitter.com/EIoc4IXISs— k sara #endSARS (@kserasera_) October 30, 2020
Absolutely loved HIS HOUSE on Netflix. Horror/genre has the ability to explore trauma in a way that feels real, that resonates, that transcends conventions to being something cleansing. I want more.— Audrey Ewell (@AudreyEwell) October 30, 2020
“His House” on Netflix was so good. i am here for more horror like this. powerful and chilling. watch it! pic.twitter.com/2nrkeqYiX0— ciara (@ciaraboniface) October 31, 2020
His House on Netflix is GOOD ASF WTFFFFFF— Dec.16 💋 (@kaylynnjoi) October 30, 2020
So, HIS HOUSE on Netflix is the best ghost story I've seen since THE BABADOOK...— Joanne Harris (@Joannechocolat) October 30, 2020
Im watching His House on Netflix & girrrrrrrl... pic.twitter.com/a0nP0OfCpf— good judy (@ShugSlavery) October 31, 2020
I'm 36 minutes into His House on Netflix and Wunmi Mosaku already deserves her things.— Ryan Ken, True Prince of Wales (@Ryan_Ken_Acts) October 30, 2020
HIS HOUSE is fucking terrifying and, for my money, maybe the best new scary film you can watch this 🎃 weekend. What an electric and intelligent debut, excited to follow Remi Weekes anywhere he goes next. On Netflix now! pic.twitter.com/jVtVBEffIp— Ella Kemp (@ella_kemp) October 30, 2020
i just finished watching his house on netflix and WOW, what a brilliant film. can’t get over how good it was.— barragán (@diskoshelga) October 30, 2020
Highly recommend His House on Netflix for a good spook. Loved this movie. pic.twitter.com/C1PiXd7W9n— Saltsa (@salsaparker) October 31, 2020
Listen, this movie “His House” on Netflix!! Baby, watch that movie at night and turn off all the lights. Whewww.— C (@ceetron) October 30, 2020