The House with the Haunted Past – Review of “Lovecraft Country” Episode 3 “Holy Ghost”

Poster Art. Source Going into the third episode, I wasn’t entirely sure how the show would continue the narrative, which is a good thing. Following the events of “Whitey’s on the Moon”, we see the remaining characters dealing with the fallout of George Freeman’s death. The focus of this episode is death, specifically those who … Continue reading The House with the Haunted Past – Review of “Lovecraft Country” Episode 3 “Holy Ghost”

The Lodge of Adam – Review of “Lovecraft Country” Episode Two “Whitey’s on the Moon”

Picking up from my last review on Lovecraft Country, episode two “Whitey’s on the Moon” examines the Braithwhite Lodge, its residents, and the village near it along with the central mystery that started the series in the first episode. Tragedy, power dynamics, and the question of lineage all come in to play in an episode … Continue reading The Lodge of Adam – Review of “Lovecraft Country” Episode Two “Whitey’s on the Moon”

When Night Falls – Review of Episode One “Sundown” of “Lovecraft Country”

It says something deeply troubling about how American History is taught in public schools that entertainment such HBO’s Watchmen and Lovecraft Country are the main means for exploring the darkest times in America. I say this because I didn’t learn any of the history used as the backdrop of these fictional stories. My hat’s off … Continue reading When Night Falls – Review of Episode One “Sundown” of “Lovecraft Country”