Mike Flanagan's "The Fall of the House of Usher" presents a chilling horror universe inspired by Edgar Allan Poe.
The story follows the Usher family, tainted by their pharmaceutical empire's unethical practices.
A mysterious woman, played by Carla Gugino, tracks the family, leading to their reckoning.
Roderick Usher (Bruce Greenwood) starts sharing his life's chronicles with an investigator.
The cast, including Mark Hamill and Mary McDonnell, delivers intense performances.
The series mixes Gothic horror with modern drama.
References to Poe's works, such as ravens and episode titles, are evident.
It incorporates real-world elements, like the American opioid crisis, into the narrative.
The story revolves around karma, revenge, and sibling rivalry, akin to "Succession."
Fans of Mike Flanagan's previous works will likely enjoy this dark, haunting series on Netflix.