Midnight Mass on Netflix: Why to Watch? Fan Reactions, Season 2 Update, and More

Published 09/27/2021, 9:25 AM EDT

Halloween is around the corner, and Netflix has cataloged some spooky shows and movies to make the celebrations creepier. In the same stack, Netflix premiered a new horror drama, Midnight Mass, on September 24, 2021. Mike Flanagan is the creator and director of this show, who also made The Haunting of Hill House.


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The 7-episode miniseries is ambitious, religious, unsettling, and worth streaming. It combines grief and faith to deliver breath-taking chills.

Midnight Mass Synopsis


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Midnight Mass is about an isolated village on Crockett Island. The existing divisions of the village community

get amplified by the return of a disgraced young man and a charismatic priest. Father Paul’s arrival on the island coincides with strange, unseen, and seemingly miraculous events. The community, then, experiences a newfound religious fervor.


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Why to watch?

The gripping, thought-provoking monologues that will leave you pondering as you finish the series are worth experiencing. Midnight Mass is a must-watch to delve deeper into the meaning of life, the flaws of man, and blind-faith in an unsettling yet profound way. The highly anticipated horror miniseries is also rich in cinematography and has a strong cast.

Midnight Mass Cast

The cast of the limited series includes Kate Siegel, Zach Gilford, Hamish Linklater, Henry Thormas, Kristin Lehman, Samantha Sloyan, Igby Rigney, Rahul Kohli, Annarah Cymone, Annabeth Gish, Alex Essoe, Rahul Abburi, Matt Biedel, Michael Trucco, Crystal Balint, and Louis Oliver.

Fan Reactions

Midnight Mass is being tagged as an emotionally moving horror series by fans. It’s leaving people in wonder along with fear. Interestingly, episode 5 is specifically receiving extreme reactions.







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Midnight Mass Season 2


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Being officially a miniseries, it is unlikely that the show will return for another season. The ending leaves no specific cliff-hangers but lingering thoughts where you question existence. The series has been receiving positive reviews, both from critics and audiences alike. So, we think that Netflix might commission newer horror shows around the theme that Midnight Mass followed. Though, a renewal is unfavorable.

Let us know what made you watch the series if you already did. If haven’t, how excited you are to binge it tonight? Drop your comments below.



Namit Gupta

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Namit Gupta is a group head, writer, and ideator at Netflix Junkie. A Journalism and Mass Comm graduate, this jack of all trades is a big cinephile. Highly choosy and non-conforming in what he picks to watch, he likes to tour films and shows before delving into them.