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There are some films that make you query precisely how they managed to land studio approval and funding, earlier than making it all over capturing, post-production, and launch with out anybody citing the truth that perhaps it’s not one of the best thought, with Daniel Farrands’ The Haunting of Sharon Tate firmly in that camp.
The actress and spouse of filmmaker Roman Polanski was murdered by members of Charles Manson’s cult in her house whereas eight and a half months pregnant, which anyone thought can be the perfect jumping-off level for a supernatural psychological horror starring a horrendously miscast Hilary Duff of all individuals.
As you may think about, The Haunting of Sharon Tate was razed to the bottom by critics and audiences alike, with the 19 % Rotten Tomatoes rating throwing up such superlatives as “offensive”, “exploitative”, “crass”, “atrocious”, “appalling”, and plenty of extra on high of that. Nonetheless, Netflix customers are at all times recreation for being frightened, which has seen the notorious slice of unhealthy style cinema turn out to be a shock hit on the platform.
Per FlixPatrol, The Haunting of Sharon Tate has entered the Prime 10 in a number of nations, in flip netting a spot on the worldwide most-watched charts. The plot finds Duff’s Tate affected by haunting premonitions and terrifying visions the place she envisions her personal loss of life, as a result of there’s nothing fairly like exploiting an notorious second in historical past for the sake of schlocky horror and bounce scares.
Unsurprisingly, Duff gained a Razzie for Worst Actress, however it was a shock that the movie in any other case went house empty-handed.