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Lovecraft Country: Season 1 (2020)

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Critic Consensus: Anchored by Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Jonathan Majors' heroic performances, Misha Green's Lovecraft Country is a thrilling take on Lovecraftian lore that proves the Elder Gods aren't the only thing that goes bump in the cosmos.

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Atticus Black, a young black man, joins his friend and uncle on a road trip in the 1950s to find his missing father.

Cast

Jonathan Majors
as Atticus Freeman
Courtney B. Vance
as Uncle George
Michael Kenneth Williams
as Montrose Freeman
Aunjanue Ellis
as Hippolyta Black
Abbey Lee
as Christina Braithwhite
Jada Harris
as Diana Black
Wunmi Mosaku
as Ruby Dandridge
Tony Goldwyn
as Samuel Braithwaite
Mac Wells
as Brother Nelson
Madison Alsobrook
as Ice Cream Girl #1
Casey Hendershot
as Henchman #1
Linda Hooks
as Hippolyta
Morgan McGill
as #1 White Girl
Tickia J Sutton
as Ice Cream Girl #2
Teish Williams
as Church Goer
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Critic Reviews for Lovecraft Country: Season 1

All Critics (109) | Top Critics (31)

...in so many ways, Lovecraft Country is TV that's come just at the right time.

November 16, 2020 | Full Review…

Right now, between the messy narrative, bendable rules, and buckets of blood, it's just too hard to get a grip on "Lovecraft Country."

October 20, 2020 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Lovecraft Country has an extraordinary ability to wink and keep a straight face at the same time, to be fun and serious simultaneously.

August 20, 2020 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Misha Green was not responding to George Floyd when she wrote this episode-she was responding to the history of police violence visited upon people whose skin has been kissed by the sun. The only thing that's new is the mythical beings who save them.

August 19, 2020 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The rules of the world Green has created remain confounding. Still, there's enough reason to watch, but patience will be necessary to see where it all will ultimately lead.

August 18, 2020 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

To call "Lovecraft Country" "wildly original" seems almost a quaint understatement. But it is wild. And original. Little doubt about that.

August 14, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
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