The Fall of House Usher debuted on Netflix. The program is creating Mike Flanagan, known for his horror films and series such as The Haunting of Hill House AND Midnight snack.
The new series is based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe. In the plot, siblings Roderick and Madeline Usher build a pharmaceutical empire and live in luxury.
However, secrets from the past emerge and a mysterious entity begins killing every member of the Usher family.
The program was well evaluated by both audiences and critics. Check out some commentary on the series below.
The Fall of the House of Usher receives good reviews on websites
On IMDb, The Fall of House Usher It achieved a score of 8.6 out of 10. While on Rotten Tomatoes it has so far obtained a critical approval rating of 92%.
“Flanagan’s art and his ensemble of returning artists swing the pendulum through eight terrifying episodes,” wrote Brian Tallerico of RogerEbert.com.
“The Fall of House Usher It inspires contempt for the rich, disgust at their selfishness and joy at their increasingly gruesome deaths, and that unexpected feast for Flanagan is delicious,” said Roxana Hadadi of New York Magazine/Vulture.
“This inspired ‘Usher’ infuses Poe’s horror tales with contemporary relevance and respects the source material,” wrote Randy Myers of the San Jose Mercury News.
“You know a horror drama is failing when the final episode pauses for a character to give a long lecture about Viagra, the Supreme Court, air pollution, and single-use plastic,” commented Laura Miller of Slate.
Fans share their impressions on social media
TO social networkthose who saw The Fall of the House of Usher praised the program as did Mike Flanagan.
“Mike Flanagan understand that I LOVE YOU! Terrore sugar water is delicious this holiday season!” one person wrote. “O Mike Flanagan It’s really incredible, have you ever seen midnight mass? It’s his too, I highly recommend it!”, praised another user X.
While another fan explained what the series is about: “Be prepared to suffer, but at the same time the suffering is revealed a lot over the course of the episodes. Like him Mike Flanagan that said, this is not a story that is predominantly about ghosts. It is a story of and about love.”
“It will be another terror Mike Flanagan that I’ll start watching with fear and end up feeling depressed?” someone asked. “Simply the new Mike Flanagan it’s EVERYTHING,” another person pointed out.
Most reviews of the series are positive.