Matt Ruff

Lovecraft Country Went Meta and Got Even More Disturbing

Lovecraft Country Went Meta and Got Even More Disturbing

With each episode of Lovecraft Country’s first season, a new family member or friend in Atticus Freeman’s midst has been unceremoniously dragged into a dark convergence of events that might result in a Lovecraftian apocalypse. By shifting its focus onto each member of its supporting cast, Lovecraft Country’s been able…

Lovecraft Country Stepped Up Its Game by Going Full Body Horror

Lovecraft Country Stepped Up Its Game by Going Full Body Horror

By framing H.P. Lovecraft’s own white supremacist beliefs as the ultimate horror plaguing its heroes, Lovecraft Country’s given itself a way of focusing on scares that are more cerebral and emotional than the vicious, tentacled monsters the author popularised in his stories. But with “Strange Case,” the show spends some…