Penny Dreadful: City of Angels; Mirroring Today’s U.S. Within the Frame of Yesterday

Even though Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020) and Penny Dreadful (2014-2016) share the director and the name, the new series has no relation to the older one. It may be disappointing for fans of the mysterious horror characters and particularly prodigious Eva Green from the first show. Still, the new series is impressive in the way John Logan narrates another fantasy story in a different environment with new casting.

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