Critic Consensus: American Gods opens with a series of wildly ambitious gambits -- and rewards viewers' faith with a promising first season whose visual riches are matched by its narrative impact.
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In Series 1 of "American Gods", Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle) is released from prison to the news his wife, Laura (Emily Browning), has died in a car accident. Bereft and desperate to return home for her funeral and the full story, Shadow finds himself sucked into the world of the enigmatic and all knowing Mr Wednesday (Ian McShane). As he and Wednesday travel across the United States, recruiting for a mysterious war that Wednesday believes is imminent, Shadow has his faith tested in the strangest… More
as Shadow Moon
as Laura Moon
as Mr. Wednesday
as Mad Sweeney
as Technical Boy
as Mr. World
as Mr. Nancy
as Low Key Lyesmith
as Zorya Vechernyaya
as Mr. Ibis
as The Jinn
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American Gods has been pretty mind-blowing so far. What's looming is not merely a clash of titans, or even a clash of individual gods - it's a clash of pantheons.
The show's creators ... have put together a show with sensuous cinematography, full, tight shots, and bold colors, plunging the viewer even further into the world of gods and magic.
This is a vivid, technicolor fever dream, awash in mysticism and the occult, remarkably strange yet oddly accessible. In short, American Gods is something of a miracle, worthy of being worshipped.
American Gods is terribly slow and portentous, quite aware of its own heft. With eerie music, slow-motion sequences and a fondness for deep chiaroscuro, it comes on like a particularly long and mystical car ad.
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