Well, today, I stumbled upon a "list of top Instant Viewing movies on Netflix," which was like finding treasure, because the selection is really, really bad. I wanted to see if anyone had found anything good that I had somehow missed.
The guy recommended a movie called El Orfanato (The Orphanage). Perfect, I thought, movies with subtitles are easy to go to sleep to because if I close my eyes, I don't know what's going on!
Wrong. Unfortunately, my Spanish is good enough to understand how INSANELY CREEPY the movie was, even with my eyes closed (which they were for the last 30 minutes - not out of sleepiness, mind you - out of sheer terror). It did not put me to sleep one bit. Instead, I'm still awake, waiting anxiously for some disfigured ghost child to grab me.
It wasn't like, permanently scarring or anything, and it was actually really well done and suspenseful and everything that a horror movie should be. I would totally recommend it to people who like scary movies. I would even watch it again. DURING THE DAYTIME! and NOT ALONE!
Learned my lesson, I suppose. Now I'll have to watch some inane comedy to calm my nerves. Or perhaps my favorite Netflix to fall asleep to - Lost Castles of England. Medieval architecture puts me right to sleep every time.