The American psychological thriller ‘Ratched’ has been released on Netflix on 18th September, 2020. The first season consists of eight episodes that are not being accepted by the audience well. Their episodes are called to be pretty and messy at the same time. The series created by Evan Romansky and Ryan Murphy is an adaptation from a book titled ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ written by Ken Kesey. The book was published in 1962 and talks about the behavior of humans and their minds. Ryan Murphy is known for his thrillers such as ‘American Horror Story’, ‘9-1-1’, ‘Scream Queens’, and more. Murphy has been cited to be the most powerful man in the television industry and he signed the largest development deal ever with Netflix.
What is the plot of the movie?
The series is said to be one of the worst versions of American Horror Story. The plot revolves around a nurse and focuses on her journey from getting hired in a psychiatric hospital to climbing the ladder of positions. The show has been given a green light for two seasons as of now. The nurse is sly and the story has a lot of twists and turns that will keep you engaged throughout. Those who have watched the show have gone on to state that the environment and the series are perfectly balanced but the story is confusing and midway through the series, there is a lot of conundrum.
Taking place in a mental asylum, it shows how darkness takes over people and how they turn into monsters because of what they go through in their life. Sarah Paulson is playing the role of the nurse Mildred Ratched. Paulson has been a part of the ‘American Horror Story’ series, ‘Blue Jay’, ‘Bird Box’, ‘Glass’ and more. On 4th August, 2020 the official trailer was released on YouTube and people were quite excited. The trailer has already crossed 4.1 million views. You can watch the trailer for the series below.
Everything you need to know about the movie ‘Ratched’:
Starring Sarah Paulson, Finn Wittrock, Cynthia Nixon, Jon Jon Briones, Charlie Carver, Judy Davis, and Sharon Stone, the horror drama project was announced in 2017. Two seasons will be released consisting of 9 episodes each. The filming began in 2019 in Los Angeles and was trending on number 1 on Netflix after it was released. The show has received a rating of 6.33 out of 10 on Rotten Tomatoes as of now. Many critics have given the show a 4/5 or 5/5 star rating but the audience does not seem to enjoy the show much. The book has been previously adapted into several broadways. In 1975, a movie was released which ended up winning five Academy Awards. The series is available for streaming on Netflix. If you are a fan of psychological terrors, do give it a watch.