Critic Consensus: "Go to Hell" presents a microcosm of Coven's flaws with a crowded episode whose messy narrative crowds out an effective surprise for a leading character.
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Critic reviews for Go to Hell
Hell, this whole season has felt like a joke at the viewer's expense. Feh. If you've been reading our reviews, then you've heard it all before.
The showrunners, while able to create atmosphere and stylish violence, have no self-control when it comes to saving ideas for another day. Again, these complaints reflect the series as a whole, but Go To Hell just made them more evident for Coven.
Tonight's episode of American Horror Story: Coven was plenty messy. Sure, it was messy in the sense of corn syrup blood spurting like geysers, but it was also a disjointed, erratic mess in terms of plot and pace.
This week, as we're only one episode away from the finale, it's all about comeuppance. Most of it is richly deserved, yes, but not much fun to watch.
Myrtle is totally the Brutus of this whole operation, and I bet you that some dirty, dirty secrets are going to come tumbling out of her belladonna-strewn laundry next week.
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