Critic Consensus: "Bitchcraft" jump-starts American Horror Story: Coven with an ambitious setup, lively characters, and stylized action, though the overall narrative may come off shallower than intended.
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Critic reviews for Bitchcraft
It's too early to have thoughts. In fact, having written up two full seasons of the show, we're this close to declaring that it actively works to prevent you from having thoughts.
I really, really liked this episode. The show seems like it's injected a good dose of "camp" into Coven, and I, for one, am happy about it.
I can't say this season, with this annoyingly Hogwarts storyline, seems as promising as I hoped it would be. But let's keep our fingers crossed (or say a little spell).
The plot is all a bit melodramatic and the characters might be just a little too sassy, but simply put, it's a fun show.
Overall, there are some cool threads that are started here in this episode, and director Alfonzo Gomez-Rejon brings a great eye in his direction.
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