Netflix's New Stephen King Horror In The Tall Grass Is Dividing Opinion
All you need to do is Google the title to see that many people have watched it and felt a little confusion - the first suggested search term is 'In The Tall Grass explained'.
The movie, which landed on the streaming site on 4 October, tells the story of brother and sister Cal (Avery Whitted) and Becky (Laysla De Oliveira), who hear a young boy shouting for help after becoming lost in a field of tall grass.
But things take a sinister turn when they try to rescue him and end up lost themselves. Separated and disoriented, it also seems as though they're not alone, with something evil lurking close by.
Both Becky and Cal then come across several other lost individuals in the grass, who are also trying to find their loved ones.
"in the tall grass" on netflix, 10/10 movie, HIGHLY recommended
- J. (@jaidaachanel) October 5, 2019
Taking to Twitter, one person wrote: "Dafuq, did I just see. Couldn't understand even a single scene from the movie. In The Tall Grass is stupid, confusing and exhaustive [sic]. Someone please give me the last two hours of my life back. #InTheTallGrass #Netflix @netflix."
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Others seemed somewhat shell-shocked, with one viewer writing: "Ok but the movie, In The Tall Grass on Netflix... MIND F**KED ME... I'm laying in bed rn [right now] just thinking about what tf happened."
Others absolutely loved it, with one saying: "In The Tall Grass is a f**ked up movie but please watch it."
IN THE TALL GRASS, directed by the demented @Vincenzo_Natali, based on a story I wrote with muh dad @StephenKing, is on @NetflixFilm today. Check it out.
- Joe Hill (@joe_hill) October 4, 2019
In The Tall Grass currently sits with an IMDb rating of 5.6/10 off the back of more than 8,500 raters. It has a score of just 40 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
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