TV review: ‘Lovecraft Country’ serves up mountin’ madness, hot and red


‘I’ve had it with this road trip through Lovecraft Country. Think I’ll head home and work on a new thing I’ve been kicking about in my head, the role playing game.’ Photos: Handout

To say that HBO’s new horror series Lovecraft Country drags the viewer screaming in unexpected directions would be something of an understatement.

Even as someone who has read Matt Ruff’s 2016 dark fantasy novel on which the show is based, I was startled by some of the twists and turns in the first half of the show (made available in advance to reviewers) to the point of nearly spilling my popcorn... among other things.

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8.5 10

Summary:

TV horror, reanimated

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