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Black Summer: Season 1 (2019)

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Critic Consensus: Black Summer has enough undead carnage and a sinewy pace to please zombie fans, but the series suffers from scant characterization and doesn't add much storytelling meat to the genre's gnawed-on bone.

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In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.

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All Critics (15) | Top Critics (2)

A bleak, dull affair that mistakes camera movement for narrative energy and has about as much life as the walking dead.

April 10, 2019 | Full Review…

[Will appeal] to those seeking frantic, intense entertainment, without deep dialogues. [Full review in Spanish]

May 16, 2019 | Full Review…

Fast-moving zombies terrorize survivors in grim, gory drama.

May 7, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

An entertaining, exciting and tense, introduction to what I hope will become a brilliant zombie series.

April 30, 2019 | Full Review…

If you're a fan of the zombie subgenre, Black Summer should be right in your wheelhouse. It's a bleak, fast-paced action drama heavy on the action and light on the personal drama.

April 22, 2019 | Full Review…

Yet if the zombies are defined by frantic agitation, the show itself stands out from the pack thanks to a pensive, almost dreamlike economy.

May 8, 2019 | Full Review…

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