First shown on July 20, 2014 at the Fantasia Festival, Unfriended stars Shelley Hennig as one of several people terrorized by an anonymous person online. Entertainment Weekly summed it up by saying: “It’s a horror film for everyone who can’t remember life before Facebook, with an I Know What You Did Last Summer meets Pretty Little Liars plot that picks up a year after a teenager named Laura Barns committed suicide when an embarrassing video of her went viral.” Continue reading to see why this movie has been the talk of the internet for these past few days.
Here’s the full synopsis: “One year ago, Laura Barnes (Heather Sossaman) committed suicide due to ridicule received over an embarrassing video of her passed out at a party. Six of her classmates were especially horrible in their treatment of her, as they were unpopular and Laura was the most popular girl in school. Tonight, those same six classmates have decided to get together to talk with one another via Skype, but are ill-prepared when an uninvited seventh person logs onto their Skype chat and shows that they know quite a bit about the prior year’s events. The unknown person threatens the group and states that if they log out or stop talking, someone will die. As the chat progresses, the truth about who posted the video begins to emerge and other secrets are revealed.”