Critic Consensus: A Discovery of Witches smartly grounds its flights of fancy with a lived-in authenticity and harnesses the chemistry between its two star-crossed leads to make for a promising foray into the occult.
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It has its own parlance, its stunning vistas of rural French hills and yachts covered in polished teak, and its central story of forbidden love, defined by a dynamic that I can only describe as "sexy-sexy sex."
Those of you who aren't nimble enough to find all of the good stuff on streaming services outside Netflix and Hulu can feast your eyes on the fiery relationship between a witch and vampire.
It's the little moments when A Discovery of Witches relaxes its self-seriousness - to indulge a joke, or enthusiastically juice its pulpy story - that really get the blood pumping.
The show holds some promise of fun escapism though... Goode steals the show with an excellent final act where his ability to both charm and terrify is in full force.
From its bold writing and lush cinematography to its production value, A Discovery of Witches is a solid installment in the gothic horror genre.
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