Netflix users reveal a new take on the crime trend

Netflix has been putting more and more eggs in the crime thriller basket since the genre’s revival, and crime fiction is enjoying a resurgence the likes of which it hasn’t seen in decades. In this sense, A deadly invitation would always pique the curiosity of streaming detectives.

However, one can’t help but wonder if it was intentionally designed to look so much like a recent – and far superior – Netflix original that served the exact same genre and garnered rave reviews on its way to monstrous viewing figures.

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The story revolves around an eccentric millionaire who sends a mysterious invitation to a group of acquaintances to a remote meeting where someone ends up dead. Of course, the suspects are identified one by one in order to unmask the murderer. A rookie police officer tries to figure out whether it was an accident or a revenge plot.

The standard cast of characters includes an ex-husband, a fading actor, a former boyfriend, the housekeeper, a doctor and a yoga instructor, with one of the only major differences being between them A deadly invitation And Glass Onion: A knife-out crime thriller Since this film takes place on a yacht (but there’s also a palatial mansion on the island), that’s a bit too much Death on the Nile in itself, but that’s a derivative crime thriller for you.

Whatever the case, subscribers have chosen to feed their insatiable appetite for death and betrayal anyway FlixPatrol He called the Spanish-language Twister, Turner and completely uninspired homage to many better films one of the most-watched titles on the global charts after its debut this weekend.

Lindsay Lowe

Lindsay Lowe is a Worldtimetodays U.S. News Reporter based in Canada. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Lindsay Lowe joined Worldtimetodays in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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