The Haunting of Bly Manor is an American gothic romance television drama series by Netflix. The series is based on the novel “The Turn of the Screw” by Henry James and some of Henry James other works or shows. Mike Flanagan is the creator of this series. It is produced by Kathy Gilroy and Leah Fong under Intrepid Pictures, Amblin Television, and Paramount Television Studios production companies.
The story is about a girl who was appointed by a man to look after his nephew and niece in his country house. After visiting Bly estate, she got to know that there is something wrong with those children, and then the whole story follows that. Here we have summed up points we know about this horror series.
Worth Watching Or Not
The series was released on Netflix on October 9, 2020, with nine episodes. It received a lot of positive responses and reached millions of views. This series has been nominated for many awards and has won some of them. It also has a high rating of 7.2 out of 10 on IMDb and 87% on Rotten Tomatoes. Every episode of this series brings in a new mystery, suspense, and creepy scenes.
The ghost of the haunted house was big suspense, and viewers were guessing that throughout the series. The series is not a sequel to The Haunting of Hill House, so you can follow the series without watching its previous series. This series is worth watching and can be the best series on Netflix.
Storyline With Spoilers
The series is a type of narrative technique to tells its story. The story begins at a wedding rehearsal where a woman is singing a song. In the evening after the rehearsals, everyone was sitting together discussing horror stories. A woman stood up and said that she had a horror story, but it was quite lengthy. Everybody there assured her that they had plenty of time and could listen to her story.
The story is set in 1987 London. A woman Dani Clayton is hired by Lord Henry Wingrave to take care of his recently orphaned nephew and niece (Flora and Miles), who live in Bly Manor. After spending some days with those two children, Dani predicted that something was wrong with them. Most of the characters in the series had a dreadful memory of their past. In the final episodes of the series we saw, Viola and Perdita as the main protagonist.
Perdita cheated on her sister; she married her brother-in-law. Viola used to keep jewelry and silk for her daughter, which Perdita disbursed. Viola was the ghost in Bly Manor’s house. After her death, she became a ghost to take revenge on Perdita.
Final Take: Stream It Or Skip It
STREAM IT. The Haunting of Bly Manor is more of entertaining series than a horror. You will find many spooky and suspicious scenes, but that won’t scare you.
Where To Watch
The Haunting of Bly Manor is a Netflix latest series and has been available there since October 9, 2020. Like other Netflix series and movies, this series was also available there at the same date and time worldwide. Those who haven’t watched this series yet, you can go for a subscription and watch it on Netflix.