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Review: Haunted Season 2

Believe the stories or not, I'm a big fan of Netflix's Haunted. Shawn and I devoured the first season, and I pretty much binged a path through Season 2 with minimal effort once I got to it.  Yeah, you're not getting a review until mid-November, but life happens. Deal with it!

Much like the first season, I'm sure this six-episode run will have people talking. It's presented as a docu-series, with the alleged survivors of paranormal experiences discussing what happened with friends and family. These interviews, so to speak, are fleshed out with dramatic re-enactments that pull no punches.

This season covers everything from tales of demonic possession to religious cults, with a harrowing episode about gay conversion being the most frightening of the bunch, only because crimes like this really happen. It's a tragic story about all-too-human evil.

A huge part of the season's success, and the success of this show, is its presentation. The interview sequences feel sincere and can get emotional, whether you believe what the people are saying or not. Then we get to the re-enactments, and they're as frightening as any horror film.

Also, we get boobs. The 12-year-old boy in me thanks you, Netflix.

If you dug Season 1, you're definitely going to dig Season 2. And at 22 short minutes, these episodes are easily digestible. I highly recommend getting into this show ASAP! A Good.


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