Lovecraft Country: This is an American horror drama television series based on a 2016 novel of the same name by Matt Ruff. The show is directed by Misha Green. The show premiered on August 16, 2020. Well, this show is definitely a treat to the eyes of people who have a never-ending love for thrilling horror dramas that send chills to the spine with every scene that comes by. With that said, its obvious for the show to create records with its opening on HBO.
Lovecraft Country’s First Impression:
The Lovecraft Country’s opening on HBO on Sunday was a massive blockbuster with a huge number of viewers binge-watching the show. The ratings of the show were very similar to those earned by Watchmen’s debut in October 2019. Lovecraft Country earned 760,000 million viewers at its premiere, reaching 1.4 million with replays and streamings. The series made it to 46 percent of the total first night audience with additional plays and nonstop streaming. HBO reported that the streaming service saw Lovecraft Country having the biggest opening any series had before on HBO except Watchmen and Chernobyl had.
The Plot of Lovecraft Country:
The plot of the series is dark with the connection between the two worlds. It also has the element of racism in the storyline of the drama. The major problem of injustice against black people has an equal share in the premise of the series. The lead actor along with his friend and uncle embark on a road trip in search of his missing father. The following scenes include his struggles with the racist terrors of white America and the horrors of the monsters.
The drama series is rated 96% by Rotten Tomatoes and 8/10 by IMDb and is popular among the viewers since it’s release. Fans are very much loving HBO’s Lovecraft Country for bringing viewers to a world of monsters, magic, and racism with the real world colliding with equal hints of horrors of the other world. If you haven’t watched the series till now, the show can be streamed on HBO.
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