The Grue-Crew review THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER (2023, Netflix) Episodes 1 thru 4 on Gruesome Magazine episode 478. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era, Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s, award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore, lead news writer Dave Dreher, and Doc Rotten share their thoughts about this week’s frightening addition to streaming horror films.
Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions!
THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER (2023, Netflix) Episodes 1 thru 4
Synopsis: “A Midnight Dreary” – A wealthy CEO faces a criminal investigation amid tragedy, trauma, and a supernatural threat. The Usher family learns an informant lurks among them. “The Masque of the Red Death” – Motivated by money and revenge, Perry hosts an exclusive masque-rave that takes a twisted turn. A young Roderick pitches a revolutionary new opioid. “Murder in the Rue Morgue” – In charge of the Ushers’ publicity, Camille conspires to spin controversy in her family’s favor and expose the grim details of her sister’s experiments. “The Black Cat” – Leo adopts a black cat who soon brings evil–and a mysterious woman–into his home, while Roderick struggles with terrifying hallucinations.
- Available Streaming on NETFLIX beginning October 12, 2023
- Directed by: Mike Flanagan, Michael Fimognari
- Writers: Mike Flanagan, Emmy Grinwis, Justina Ireland
- Based on the works of: Edgar Allan Poe
- Cast: Carla Guigino, Bruce Greenwood, Mary McDonnell, Henry Thomas, Kate Siegel, Rahul Kohli, Samantha Sloyan, T-Nia Miller, Sauriyan Sapkota, Ruth Codd, Crystal Balint, Kyliegh Curran, Carl Lumbly, Mark Hamill
- With: Zach Gilford, Willa Fitzgerald, Michael Trucco, Matt Biedel, Annabeth Gish, Robert Longstreet, Raola Nunez Lulu Wilson, Graham Verchere, Daniel Chae Jun
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