If you're a fan of horror or thrillers it's hard to find anything out there that is truly scary anymore. Most modern horror movies and TV shows rely on cheap tricks and clichés for scares, rendering thrillers not so thrilling. In that sense, Darknet is like a breath of fetid air - and I mean that as a compliment. This show is truly creepy. It plays off our more modern concerns - no ghosts or demons - of fear of self and fear of the other, and it gets us where we can still be gotten - online and on camera. Paranoid delusions come to life. Internet trolls take action in the RW. You can't face reality, but you can post it online!
In the first three episodes of season one the stories intersect in unusual ways. Episodes four and five largely stick with one main character, but the last episode ties these characters together through one final devastating and intensely scary moment. That moment is a breath held, waiting for season two!
Afterward you'll be checking all the locks on your windows and clearing your internet history. You'll take the money and run, unplug your GPS and never, ever follow random clues, no matter how sexy they are, to their final destination.
Darknet will make you believe in the horror/thriller genre again.
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