Critic Consensus: Though perhaps not as powerful as the previous installment, "An Almost Religious Awe" proves that Damon Lindelof is not afraid to challenge viewer's expectations as Watchmen continues to twist and turn its way to the finale.
as Det. Angela Abar/Sister Night
as Adrian Veidt
as Judd Crawford
as Det. Looking Glass
as Will Reeves
as Cal Abar
as Pirate Jenny
as Red Scare
as Mr. Phillips
as Jane Crawford
as Ms. Crookshanks
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Critic reviews for An Almost Religious Awe
"An Almost Religious Awe" drops juicy tidbit after juicy tidbit... At times, the balance works beautifully but this hour gets stuck when it stops providing new information and starts repeating itself.
One of the most impressive things about Watchmen has been the series' ability to stand on its own at a solid distance from the comics, all the while never leaving you particularly wanting for more connective tissue between the two.
In Episode Six, we learned that Angela Abar's grandfather was Hooded Justice, which was a brilliant, beautiful twist that few people expected to see in this show. But, Episode Seven offered a reveal that fans have been waiting for with a big twist.
The best way to describe this episode is that it's replete with the abrupt narrative swerves and blow-to-the-head surrealist imagery that have been showrunner Damon Lindelof's specialty since his masterpiece The Leftovers.
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