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Netflix Streaming: “The Awakening,” 2011 (dir. by Nick Murphy)

Unfortunately, The Awakening is nothing more than a beautifully shot film with a subpar storyline. There is nothing inherently scary and the jump scares are entirely too predictable. The Awakening comes fully equipped with claustrophobic shots marked by obscured framing that emphasizes the elusiveness and mystery surrounding Florenceā€™s past.