Detectives and hackers seem to be enjoying a renaissance right now, thanks in large part to Rian Johnson's projects like Glass Onion and Peacock's refreshing detective anthology Poker Face . But before there was Benoit Blanc or Charlie Cale, there was John Luthor, and Idris Elba had long hoped to bring the master detective to life on film. That time has finally arrived as Luthor. Fallen Sun will be available to Netflix subscribers on Friday, March 10, following a limited theatrical release beginning today, February 24. Fortunately, the reviews tell us if it was worth the wait.
Luthor ended in 2019 after five seasons. When Idris Elba returns as the character, he will be joined by newcomers Cynthia Eriva as Chief Inspector Odette Raine and Andy Serkis as serial killer David Robbie. Dermot Crowley also reprises his role as Detective Inspector Martin Schenck. Let's address the critics, starting with CinemaBlend 's Luther. from the review "Fallen Sun" . Eric Eisenberg rates the Netflix movie 2.5 stars out of 5, saying that the movie feels like an entire season was cut into a shorter time frame, but it's still a lot of fun to watch. It concludes:
IGN's Siddhant Adlaha believes that “Luther. The pace of the setting sun transports the audience to the most enjoyable part of the detective story, watching together the mystery in the masterpiece. This critic rates it a "poor" 4 out of 10, saying:
In fact, many critics noted that Fallen Sun could have been better as a series that would have given the story room to breathe. Collider's Carly Lane says the film opens with a fast pace that always builds to breakneck speed. However, reviewers generally love the film and give it a four.
Mashable's Sam Haysom says a movie is in the works, but not for long. The critic says that it is an amusing and well-acted story, which cannot but confuse him;
IndieWire's Steve Green gave the film a C+, noting that bigger isn't always better and that Fallen Sun was a sloppy piece of television that fell out of its depth. Verification is in progress.
All critics seem to agree on Netflix's dynamic film, but they disagree on whether the end result was worth it. If you want to see “Luthor. setting sun” on the big screen, you have a small chance during today's limited release. Otherwise, it will be available on Netflix on March 10. In the meantime, you can check out some of Idris Elba's other best performances, as well as all the new stuff coming to Netflix soon.